- The parents of Emmanuel Osei, the policeaman shot in bullion van robbery incident, have been spotted for the first time
- The two were spotted during a visit by the IGP, James Oppong Boanuh, to commiserate with the family
- A video has popped up showing Osei's mother and father in tears
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It was all tears when the Inspector General of Police (IGP) James Oppong Boanuh visited the family of Emmanuel Osei, the policeman shot in the Korle-Bu bullion van robbery.
IGP Oppong Boanuh who was accompanied by a team from the police headquarters paid the visit on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, to comiserate with the family on their loss.
Osei, a member of the National SWAT unit, was shot dead by armed robbers on Monday, June 14, 2021.
The robbers attacked a bullion van Osei was escorting at the Adedenkpo Timber Market near the Korle-Bu area at Jamestown in Accra.
According to a statement by the Greater Accra Regional Police PRO DSP Efia Tenge, the bullion van was on a daily collection rounds when the robbers struck.
In a video from the visit sighted by YEN.com.gh on Adom TV, the parents of the deceased and other family members were seen in tears.
It was quite a sad scene seeing the deceased's parents and family members in such a heartbreaking mood.
The parents who sat together were being consoled by one young lady.
See the video below:
Family of second victim reacts
Meanwhile, the family of Afia Badu, one of the victims of the bullion van robbery incident near the Korle-Bu area at James Town in Accra, have reacted to the incident.
The mother of Badu and other family members have expressed shock at the unfortunate fate that has befallen her.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the elderly mother of Badu is seen flanked by other women who shed uncontrollable tears.
Speaking to Citi TV, the bereaved mother indicated that she lives at Omanjor, a suburb of Accra, and had to rush to the crime scene after hearing the news.
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