Robbers shoot policeman in Central Region

Robbers shoot policeman in Central Region

- Robbers have shot a policeman in the Central Region

- The policeman was travelling to Kumasi from New Edubiase when the bus in which he was travelling was attacked by robbers

- The robbers shot him after discovering that he was a policeman

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A policeman has been shot in the Adansi North District of the Central Region.

Lance Corporal Kwaku Mensah was, on Tuesday, heading to his station in Kumasi from New Edubiase when armed robbers attacked the bus in which was travelling.

The robbers who robbed all the passengers in the bus found the Lance Corporal Mensah in police uniform, trying to hide in the back seat.

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A report by said one of the robbers, who was angered by the sight of Lance Corporal Mensah, shot him at close range.

After shooting the policeman, the robbers reportedly said that policemen had been giving them problems and killing them mercilessly.

Lance Corporal Mensah was rushed to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital where he is said to be in critical condition.

The news comes days after a policeman was shot and killed by robbers at Michel Camp in Accra.

Policeman shot in Central Region

Constable Michael Kporyi

Constable Michael Kporyi was patrolling the camp on his motorbike at night when the robbers killed him.

One person suspected to have been involved in the killing has been shot dead by police.

At least five people have been arrested in connection with the killing.

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