Police Officer From Ashanti Regional Headquarters Shot Dead Near Ejisu

Police Officer From Ashanti Regional Headquarters Shot Dead Near Ejisu

  • A police officer with the Ashanti Regional Police Headquarters has been shot and killed by some assailants
  • The shooting incident took place in the Bobiri Forest Reserve at Kubease near Ejisu in the Ashanti Region
  • The police officer was found dead, wearing civilian clothing, with a gun and machete, lying by him

A policeman with the Ashanti Regional Police Headquarters was shot and killed by some assailants.

The shooting incident took place in the Bobiri Forest Reserve at Kubease near Ejisu and is being investigated by police.

Police officer shot dead
The officer was found dead while in civilian clothing
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The deceased officer has been identified as Sergeant Amoah Moses by officers from the Ejisu District Police headquarters.

The Kubease Electoral Area assemblyman Caleb Adu Agyemang first reported the incident on Tuesday, May 14, 2024.

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The officer was found dead while in civilian clothing with a gun and machete lying by him.

He was taken to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

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The GAF indicated in a statement that it had commenced investigations into the killing of Lance Corporal Danso Michael.

It implored the public to resort to lawful means to address disputes rather than taking the law into one's own hands.

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According to earlier reports, the soldier had joined his colleagues to investigate a possible land encroachment case on a plot of land bought by one of his colleagues.

The colleague had been unable to develop the land after one Fiifi had also claimed it. On April 30, during a visit to the site, the soldiers met Fiifi and his group, who were working on the land.

Proofreading by Berlinda Entsie, journalist and copy editor at YEN.com.gh

Source: YEN.com.gh

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