IGP orders CID HQ To Take Over Investigation Into Robbery Attack On Bullion Van That Killed Young Officer And Hawker
The broad daylight robbery incident happened around Korle Bu (Ghana) today. “Preliminary investigation shows that unidentified armed men on a number of motorbikes crossed the bullion van which was on a pay/collection errand at about 11:00 hours and shot at the police officer who was on escort duty on the van, killing him instantly.”
“The armed men also fired sporadically in the air and on the driver, who sustained gunshot wounds and is responding to treatment. A hawker was also killed by the armed men when one of two ladies on the bullion van stepped out of the van and run towards the deceased seller’s direction,” police statement said.
Social media has been mourning the death of the hawker, Afua Badu and the young officer identified as G/Cont. Emmanuel Osei. He joined the service about 8 months now.