Senior Police Officer Shot & killed Junior Officer in Western North Region

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The police have commenced investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a police constable in the western north region on Friday may 5.

The constable met his untimely death when he was allegedly shot by one of his senior colleagues of the western north regional police command on their way back from a night operation.

The victim was rushed to the hospital for medical attention but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The deceased, Constable David Gbati and ASP Frank Nsiah, were said to be on their way from Awaso in the Bibian-Anwhiaso-Bekwai Municipality in the Western North Region when the incident occurred.

Suspect ASP Frank Nsiah, according to reports, head of the Regional Police Intelligence Unit.

Shortly after the incident, a team led by the director-general of welfare, cop, Habiba Twumasi Sarpong was dispatched to the region in the night to assess the situation and interact with the personnel.

The Inspector-General of Police has early Saturday morning dispatched another team of Police Management Board members led by the Director-General of of Administration, Commissioner of Police Christian Tetteh Yohuno, to the family of the deceased and to formally notify them of unfortunate incident and his passing.

The delegation was also to commiserate with the family and also assure them of a thorough investigation into the incident.

The statement signed by the director of police public affairs directorate, acp Grace Ansah-Akrofi, also noted that a police clinical psychologist has been assigned to the family to support them through this difficult time.

Meanwhile, the suspect police officer is in custody as part of the investigation process in line with the due process of the law.

By Peter Quao Adattor

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