Unknown men have gunned down and killed a police constable at Wechiau in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region.
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Edmund kwakuvi Hokporsti, 41, was shot dead on Saturday while he was on his way to the residence of the District Chief Executive (DCE) at about 9:45pm, according to a report by graphic.com.gh.
The report said he was riding on a motor bike with a friend, Agba, when they saw two motor bikes speeding away from the opposite direction.
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Constable Hokporsti is said to signalled them with a torchlight to park, which they did.
He then approached them with his AK-47 rifle by his side.
The report said, sensing danger, Agba fled the scene ostensibly to get reinforcement at the police station about one kilometer away.
By the time he returned with other police officials, Hokporsti was found dead in a pool of blood.