The Ghana Police Service has arrested two suspects for preparing to commit robbery and attacking police officers at Ejura in the Ashanti Region.
The suspects, Alhaji Wahab Suleiman and Ibrahim Abubakari, together with one other accomplice currently on the run, opened fire on officers who were on an operation to quell a planned robbery attack on a mobile money vendor at Ejura.
Two of the officers sustained gunshot wounds in the process and were rushed to the hospital for medical attention. However, one of the officers, No 42250 General Sergeant Ahmed Kamal, unfortunately passed on.
The two robbery suspects who also sustained gunshot injuries from the exchange of gunfire with the Police, are receiving medical attention under Police protection while efforts are underway to get their accomplice arrested to face justice.
Exhibits retrieved at the scene include two (2) SB shotguns, one (1) pump-action gun, six (6) live BB cartridges and one (1) used BB cartridge.
This incident is a reminder of the dangers that police officers face on a daily basis in the line of duty. We commend the officers for their bravery and sacrifice, and we pray for the full recovery of the injured officers.
We also urge the public to cooperate with the police and to report any suspicious activity. Together, we can create a safe and secure Ghana for all.
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