Lance Corporal Mohammed Awal Police
Lance Corporal Mohammed Awal

The Ghana Police Service is calling for public support following the killing of two police officers at Kasoa.

Director General of Police Public Affairs, ACP David Eklu encouraged the public, especially residents of Kasoa to remain calm and provide information to help weed out criminals in the area.

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Sergeant Michael Dzamesi and Lance Corporal Mohammed Awal were on duty Wednesday afternoon when they were shot dead by some men in an unregistered vehicle at Buduburam near Kasoa in the Central region.

The two officers from the Kasoa Motor Traffic and Transport Department were said to be conducting road checks when the incident happened.

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The unregistered vehicle was signaled to stop as it approached the checkpoint but the driver failed to stop, causing the police to chase the vehicle.

Three people have since been arrested in connection with the incident.

Condemning the killing of the two officers, ACP Eklu said the acting Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh, who is currently attending a National Police Command Conference in the Volta region has dispatched a team to assist in investigating the crime.

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He said the police service is in touch with the families of the deceased officers for the necessary support to be offered them as per police procedure.

Source: | Dorcas Abedu-Kennedy