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Policeman and woman killed in James Town bullion van robbery identified

Policeman and woman killed in James Town bullion van robbery identified

Policeman and woman killed in James Town bullion van robbery identified

The police officer who was killed in the daylight bullion van robbery

at Adedenko near James Town has been identified.

A situational report filed by the James Town District Police Command

who were the first to reach the crime scene has identified the deceased

police officer as General Constable Emmanuel Osei of the

national SWAT unit with the service number 58449.

The onlooker who was also shot dead has been identified

as Afua Badu aged about 40.

According to a police spot enquiry, Afua was pursued

and shot for raising an alarm.

Meanwhile, the police SITREP has also confirmed the fact that the driver

escaped the scene of the robbery before their men got there.

James town District sitrep: robbery on 14/6/21 about 1228 hrs

a distress call by telephone from James Town reported that 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.

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That the policeman on-board had been shot dead and the driver injured.

The James Town District Police Command and men 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 No. 58449 G/Constable Emmanuel Osei of the national

swat 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 prone 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.

She has been sent to the police hospital via papa 52 for treatment.

Bravo tango one and team visited the scene and conveyed the

two bodies to the police hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.

Police is presently waiting for the arrival of the crime scene

team from the headquarters for crime scene investigations.

Police will visit the Korle-Bu teaching hospital where the driver

of the van is alleged to have gone for treatment.

Further development will be reported, please. Information

gathered indicates the robbers made away with the

police AK 47 rifle and unspecified amount of money.

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