Police have announced a GHS10,000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest of suspected robbers who killed one of their officers at Mankessim in the Central Region.
The incident occurred around 4:30 am on Wednesday.
The officer, who was not on duty, was found with gunshot wounds at about 200 metres away from a nearby crime scene.
At a fuel station at Mankessim, police responding to a distress call engaged in a gun battle with the robbers.
This resulted in two other officers being wounded.
But the gun battle that ensued forced the robbers to flee.
The police in a statement said, “investigation is ongoing to establish the facts of events leading to the death and injury.”
The deceased officer has been identified as Lance Corporal Kingsley Boahene.
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