The Ashanti regional police command is pleading with the public to assist the police with any form of information that will help them apprehend the suspects who shot and killed a police officer in the region.
According to a statement from the police, anyone who helps the police find the culprit(s) will be rewarded with GHC5,000.
“We will do everything possible to get these suspected armed robbers arrested,” the statement signed by the regional public relations officer, ASP Mohammed Tanko said.
Corporal Frank Essel, a driver with the SWAT unit at the Ashanti regional police headquarters, was shot by armed robbers who attacked the Open Space Hotel at Denchemouso in Kumasi on Thursday.
The robbers robbed victims of their valuables, shot and killed the police corporal and injured a male receptionist at the hotel.