Adom News has confirmed that a police woman on duty together with an eyewitness has been shot dead by some highway armed robbers in broad daylight at James Town in the Greater Accra Regional capital Accra on Monday, June 14, around 11:30am.
The news further indicated that the unidentified armed robbers also shot the driver inside the car but was caught up with luck amd sustained severe injuries. He is currently receiving treatment at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
According to an eyewitness, the police officer was providing security for the bullion van while the young lady only witnessed the incident.
Adom News’ Mensah Abrampah reports that the van carrying an unknown amount of cash from James Town to the bank was trailed by some men in a taxi and on a motorbike popularly called ‘okada’.
When the van got to a less crowded place, the robbers attacked the van by firing indiscriminately at it, killing the police officer on board immediately.
Speaking to Adom News, the Public Relations Officer of the Greater Accra Regional Police Command, DSP Affia Tenge, narrated the whole story and appealed to the general public to inform the police on any hints concerning the hideout of the armed robbers.
"Up to now we have no updates on the whereabouts or hideouts of the armed robbers. We are therefore appealing to the general public for your assistance in the search for them. Kindly dial 191 or 18555 to reach the nearest police service," she said
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