N/R: Immigration officer meets untimely death while chasing smuggler at Tatale

N/R: Immigration officer meets untimely death while chasing smuggler at Tatale

- An officer of the Ghana Immigration Service has met his untimely death whilst chasing a suspected smuggler

- The incident is reported to have occurred in Kuyuli in the Northern Region

- He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Tamale Teaching Hospital

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Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that an officer of the Ghana Immigration Service has met his untimely death whilst chasing a suspected smuggler.

The incident is reported to have occurred in Kuyuli in the Northern Region which is known to have an unapproved route from Tatale into Togo.

According to a statement sighted by YEN.com.gh, the GIS stated that the deceased officer and one other officer were scheduled for night patrols before the incident took place.

Immigration officer dies in crash while chasing smuggler at Tatale

Ghana Immigration Service press release Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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The officer in a critical condition from the same crash which occurred on Sunday evening is currently on admission at the Tamale Teaching Hospital.

Both of the officers were rushed to the Tamale Teaching hospital, where one was pronounced dead on arrival.

The GIS has, however, stated that the people of Kuyuli are noted for their notoriety in smuggling activities and have therefore issued strong warnings to them.

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In other news, another staff of Despite Media has passed.

The name of the staff has been given as Mr. Daniel Adjei Peprah, popularly known as Nana Adjei Sikapa.

He was a newscaster at Peace FM, one of the stations under the Despite Media Group.

According to reports, he passed away after battling a short illness.

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