IGP, Dampare Arrives At Crime Scene After Two Police Officers Were Reportedly Killed By Armed Robbers In Upper East [Photo]
The Inspector-General of Police, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has reportedly arrived at the crime scene where two police officers were shot dead by two armed robbers in Zuarungu in the Upper East region.
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According to reports filed by the police, the Zuarungu District Command received a distress call reporting an ongoing robbery at Zuarungu Market on the 15th of November, 2021, at about 2020 hours.
While men were being organized to respond to the robbery, another distress call came through saying two (2) police officers had been shot dead.
A team of police officers led by the Bolgatanga Divisional Commander C/Supt/Dela Dzansi and the Regional Crime Officer Supt/Reuben Dugah arrived at the crime scene and discovered a burnt Service Motorbike No. GP 2311 parked outside a provision shop.
Spot investigations revealed that No. 56205 G/Const. Emmanuel Akowuah and No. 57658 G/Const. Adam Suley were on the aforementioned Service Motorbike conducting routine patrols when they unexpectedly emerged at the heist scene and were fired at.
Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police, Dr. Akuffo Dampare has reportedly arrived at the crime scene in the Upper East region to aid in the assessment of the development in the case.
He also visited families of the officers and the chief of the area to commiserate with them. The IGP assured the entire residents of Zuarungu and its environs of police protection.