- Two armed robbers wielding a gun on a motorbike on the N1 (George Walker Bush) Highway shot and killed a police officer
- The IGP has placed a bounty on the killers of the cop
The unfortunate news of how two armed robbers shot two police men in broad daylight at Lapaz in Accra broke Thursday afternoon.
The incident led to the death of one of the police men who was shot at close range by the robbers, with the other injured and in a critical position.
Meanwhile, the police administration is investigating public claims that some police officers who were nearby the incident scene looked on as two of their colleagues were in danger.
Some eyewitnesses have claimed that some police on guard duties at a nearby microfinance institution failed to go to the rescue of their colleagues who were shot as they pursued the robbers.
The Inspector General of Police David Asante Apeatu on Thursday placed a 10, 000 Ghana cedis bounty on the two armed robbers.
In a public address, the IGP pleaded with the public to assist the police with vital information to ensure that the robbers are arrested.
YEN has an amateur video posted on Facebook by Dzifa Gunu of how the cop was shot. Viewer discretion is advised.
The video was shot by a passenger on a commercial bus. It details how passersby looking on helpless until the two assailants left the scene with their motorbike.
Watch video below:
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