Police Officer stabbed to death at Berekum

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The Ghana Police Administration has announced that one of its Officers has been stabbed to death at the Nyamebekyere Police station in Berekum in the Bono Region.

The Police Officer who was on duty at the station received a complaint from one Yaw Amankoma about a suspect.

The Police Officer then went to arrest the said suspect, on reaching the frontage of the Police station, the suspect who was armed with a knife hidden in his pocket, attacked and stabbed the Police Officer severely on the neck and other parts of the body.

The Officer was rushed to the Holy Family Hospital for treatment but died shortly on admission.

According to the Police a manhunt was launched in the Berekum township to track down the suspect and when he was found at his hideout at Komfuokrom, a suburb of Berekum, he again attacked and attempted to stab the arresting Officers with the knife.

Due to his violent nature he was shot after several attempts to disarm him failed. Both bodies have been deposited at the same Hospital Mortuary for preservation.

The exhibit Okapi knife is retained for evidential purposes.

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