Another police officer has been shot dead in the line of duty at Sefwi-Wiawso in the Western-North region.
According to reports, the deceased, General Sergeant Emmanuel Chikudoh, was killed Tuesday while escorting a Nissan Hard Body bullion van with registration number GT 9436-17.
The van was loaded with cash and heading for an ADB Bank branch at Sefwi Wiawso when it came under attack at Sefwi Asempanye.
On Tuesday morning at about 11:00 am, the Acting Manager of ADB of Sefwi Wiawso reported to police that their bullion van with registration number GT 9436-17, a Nissan Hardbody escorted team led by Saviour Amuzu, came under attack by two men armed with pump-action guns at the outskirt of 290 community near Asempaneye.
The police said the team came under attack by two men armed with pump action guns at the outskirt of 290 Community near Asempaneye.
“That the team including G/Sgt. Emmanuel Chikodoh was on its way to Essam branch to escort cash to Sefwi-Wiawso branch. On receipt of this information, police immediately dispatched a patrol team to the area where they met the team with G/Sgt. Emmanuel Chikudoh who sustained gunshot wounds on the head,” the Police SITREP said.
General Sergeant Emmanuel Chikudoh was rushed to St. John of God Hospital, Asafo but the sergeant died before arrival.
His body was deposited at the same hospital morgue pending autopsy.