-A police officer has been shot dead in the line of duty at Sefwi-Wiawso
- Sergeant Emmanuel Chikudoh was killed during an attack of bullion van belonging to Agricultural Development Bank (ADB)
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A police sergeant was in the early hours of Tuesday, December 3 killed by suspected armed robbers at Asempanaye, near Sefwi Wiawso in the Western North Region.
G/Sgt Emmanuel Chikodoh who was escorting a bullion van belonging to ADB bank lost his life when their vehicle came under attack by two armed men on the outskirts of 290 Community near Asempanaye.
According to the police, the Acting General Manager of the Sefwi Wiawso branch of ADB bank reported that the bullion van with registration number GT9436-17 came under attack by two men armed with pump action guns.
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The team was on its way to Assam branch of the bank to escort cash to the Sefwi branch.
A police patrol team that was dispatched to the scene met the team with Sgt Chidpkoh who had sustained gun shot wound and was rushed to the St John of God Hospital at Asafo where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
YEN.com.gh's freelance reporter, Kofi Okere said the body of the deceased has since been deposited at the mortuary of the same hospital pending autopsy.
Meanwhile the police has intensified its patrols in the area in search of the perpetrators.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that NPP Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has hinted that investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, is doing a piece on some top politicians, business owners, medical practitioners and police officers.
Speaking on NET 2TV, the firebrand MP alleged that the names of the persons under investigations have been marked yellow and green.
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