- A police officer has been killed by his own gun at Takoradi
- Constable Senanu Davordzie was killed when he fell on his gun
- The said gun has been retrieved, assisting with investigations
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A policeman in the Western Region has died after his gun accidentally discharged bullets into his abdomen.
It all happened when Constable Senanu Davordzie was returning his rifle to his station. He had completed his nightly shift at a commercial bank located at the Takoradi Market Circle in the early hours of 5am.
He fell off his bike and the gun accidentally discharged the bullets. The Public Relations Officer of the Western Region Police disclosed this on the Midday News of Joy FM.
Meanwhile, the police service at Takoradi has mounted investigations into the matter. The service riffle of the deceased constable has been retrieved and it is being used in the investigation process.
According to the Takoradi Police, this is a rare even that ever occurred to the Ghana Police Service. Meanwhile, the deceased police officer, who is already insured, will be interred with all other costs incurred by the Ghana Police Service.
Returning a gun to a police station by officers is a general instruction at the Police Service. It is believed this move is to limit the powers of these officers once they have completed their shift.
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