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Korle-bu Broad-day Robbery: Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Directs CID To Begin Investigations In Bullion Van Attack [Video+Photos]

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr. James Oppong-Boanuh has directed the Director-General Criminal Investigation Department to take over the investigation into the attack on a bullion van at Adedenpo.

The armed robbery attacked which happened at Adedenpo, a suburb of James Town in Accra on 14th June 2021, which led to the murder of a police officer and an eye-witness.

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The driver of the bullion van also sustained high degree of injuries and is in a critical condition, receiving treatment at Korle-bu Teaching Hospital.

According to the report, the van which was carrying an unknown amount of cash was trailed by some men in a taxi and on a motorbike popularly called ‘okada’.

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When the van reportedly got to a less crowded place, the robbers opened fire on them indiscriminately, killing the police officer on board on the spot.

In a press release sighted by Ghanaarticles.com, the Ghana Police urged bankers to provide fortified armored vehicles for catering currencies by the close of June.

Meanwhile, social media users are mourning with his family, a video of him has popped up online.

In the video, the deceased was captured feeling himself.

From the video, one can conclude that the late police officer was full of life.

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Following the news of the robbery incident and the shooting, details, and photos of the slain officer have popped up.

The Greater Accra Regional Police PRO, DSP Efia Tenge, revealed the name of the deceased to be General Constable Emmanuel Osei.

With police service number G/C 58449, he was a member of the National SWAT Unit.

Osei, Tenge explained, was guarding a Nissan van with registration number GT 8592 which belongs to a company called Montran.

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