Police officer found mysteriously dead in Flagstaff House barracks

Police officer found mysteriously dead in Flagstaff House barracks

- The death has been reported of a police officer at the Flagstaff House barracks

- Inspector Emmanuel Kofi Nunekpeku was found dead on his chest

- Investigations are ongoing into his mysterious death

A police officer has been found dead in his room at the Flagstaff House barracks.

According to reports, Inspector Emmanuel Kofi Nunekpeku was found dead, lying in a prone position (chest down and back up), on his bed.

Sergeant Faustina Nunekpeku, the deceased’s wife, found him dead when she checked on him at Block E, Room 35. The widow, who is with the Police Hospital Public Relations Department, in the company of another officer, reported the occurrence to the Cantonments police.

Immediately, the police went to Block E, Room 35 to examine the body. According to reports, they did not find any mark on the body to suggest foul play.

Inspector Emmanuel Kofi Nunekpeku’s body has been deposited at the Police Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.

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The Minster for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Adwoa Sarfo, has taken on irresponsible fathers in an official message to commemorate Father’s Day.

In her statement, the minister charged fathers who have shirked their responsibilities at home to resume them as a matter of urgency.

“As we celebrate our gallant fathers, we entreat fathers who have abandoned their responsibilities towards their families to renew their minds and take up their leadership and headship roles,” he statement read.

Meanwhile, the minister has congratulated all fathers for their roles in familes and social life including President Akufo-Addo.

Bullion Van attack

Details of the one-week observance for Emmanuel Osei, the policeman shot in the Korle-Bu bullion van robbery, have been revealed.

The details were revealed by a poster announcing the one-week ceremony which has popped up online.

According to the poster, the one-week observance will come off on Saturday, June 26, 2021, exactly one week since his death.

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The one-week observance will be held at the AME Zion School Park, off the Adade Road at Fetteh Kakraba, near Kasoa.

IGP visits Osei's family

A day after the sad incident, the IGP, James Oppong Boanuh, visited the family of the slain police officer.

The IGP who was accompanied by an entourage from the policy hierarchy assured the family of bringing the perpetrators to book.

Photos from the IGP's visit have popped up on social media showing a gloomy atmosphere.

Other victim

Osei was not the only victim of the robbery incident as a lady, Afia Badu, also lost her life.

Badu, a trader at the location of the robbery scene was shot after the robbers had killed Osei and were making away with the money.

Aged 40, Badu left behind a husband and three children.

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