A policeman who was on escort duty has been killed by some armed robbers, Monday at Adedenpo near Jamestown in Accra.
Jamestown Police reported that the three armed men on two motorbikes number unidentified, attacked and robbed a Bullion Nissan Van with registration number GT 8592 W with the inscription Mon- Tran Company.
The policeman on-board was shot dead and the driver injured. The Jamestown District Police command rushed to the crime scene and found the said van parked in the middle of Adedenko metal market road with three door glasses shattered.
The body of the deceased no. 58449 G/constable Emmanuel Osei of the National SWAT was found in a pool of blood at the front seat.
The driver known only as Wisdom was not met at the scene. Onlookers led police to a wooden structure where the body of one Afua Badu aged about 40 was found lying in a pool of blood.
Spot enquires revealed she was pursued and shot at for raising an alarm. Police also located Grace Essel, one of the officials who escaped unhurt took refuge in the community.
The two bodies of the deceased have been conveyed to the hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.
According to the Police, the robbers made away with the police AK 47 rifle and unspecified amount of money.