The Police have arrested two suspects for preparing to commit a robbery
and opening fire on Police officers at Ejura in the Ashanti Region.
The suspects were arrested on October 9, 2023, a Police statement revealed.
The suspects have been identified as Alhaji Wahab Suleiman and Ibrahim Abubakari.
They allegedly operated together with one other accomplice currently on the run.
The suspects the Police 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, Ne 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.
According to the Police, it retrieved at the scene two (2) SB shotguns, one (1) pump-action gun, six (6) live BB cartridges and one (1) used BB cartridge.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the deceased officer. You paid the ultimate price in the service of your nation, rest well with your maker. May Allah grant you Jannah,” the Police said.
Read the Police statement below