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A police officer, identified as Abdul Rashid, has been found dead with a gunshot wound at his residence at Abeka-Lapaz, Accra.

The unfortunate incident is reported to have occurred on Sunday, July 19, 2020, with a pistol found in his custody.

He was with the Ghana Police Headquarters Counter-Terrorism Directorate.

Investigations are currently ongoing with the pistol, believed to have been used in the shooting, in police custody.

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Meanwhile, a sister of the deceased, 21-year-old Shakira Nasir, who resides with him and is believed to be present at the time of the incident, is in police custody, assisting with the investigations.