- A group of armed men attacked a bullion van at the Korle-Bu area on Monday, June 14, 2021, leaving two people dead
- The two were Emmanuel Osei, a policeman escorting the van, and Afua Badu, a bystander
- New details indicate that the woman was chase and shot by the robbers after she tried to raise an alarm
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A robbery incident happened near the Korle-Bu area at Jamestown in Accra on Monday, June 14, 2021, claiming the lives of a police officer and a civilian
As earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, the police officer, Emmanuel Osei, was shot by the armed men who attacked a bullion van he was escorting.
According to a statement by the Greater Accra Regional Police PRO DSP Efia Tenge, the bullion van was on a daily collection rounds.
The police found the bullion van parked in the centre of a road around the Adedenkpo Timber Market. The driver identified as Wisdom survived the attack.
It has turned out that the lady was shot by the robbers because she tried to raise an alarm when the robbery was happeneing.
Efia Tenge's situation report indicated that the robbers actually chased the woman, identified as Afua Badu, to shoot her.
The woman was found lying lifeless in a wooden structure after some onlookers led the police to her. She is 40 believed to be around years old.
Photos and details of slain policeman pop up
Following the news of the robbery incident and the shooting, details and photos of the slained officer have popped up.
The Greater Accra Regional Police PRO DSP Efia Tenge revealed the name of the deceased to be General Constable Emmanuel Osei.
With police service number G/C 58449, he was a member of the National SWAT Unit.
Osei, Tenge explained, was guarding a Nissan van with registration number GT 8592 which belongs to a company called Montran.
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