Five police officers have been promoted by the police administration for their vital efforts in the arrest of two police officers who escaped from custody in Donkorkrom.
“The five persons have all been promoted to the next rank. The one who was escorting the bullion van who was a constable close to lance corporal has been jumped to the rank of corporal and the sergeant who was the leader of the patrol team that arrested their own has been promoted to inspector,” the director of public affairs, Ghana Police, Supt. Cephas Arthur told Citi News Thursday.
He added that promotions was a way of encouraging police personnel and also boost their morale to uphold high tenets of the service.
Two policemen who attacked the GCB bullion van in their quest to steal money failed. Corporal Elvis Mensah and Lance Corporal Daniel Kissi, have been charged with conspiracy to commit a crime, and murder.
Meanwhile, the attempted robbery led to the death of the driver of the van, David Kofi Sarpong, aged 52.