Two (2) Police Officers Die While Chasing Armed Robbers

The Inspector-General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare arrived at Tamale in the Northern Region to visit three Police officers who were critically injured in a fatal accident yesterday evening, 21 October 2021, on the Walewale-Bolgatanga road.

Two other officers died on the spot. All the five were memebrs of the anti-robbery squad who were responding to an emergency on that stretch.

The Police said processes are underway to airlift the three injured officers to Accra for further treatment.

The members of the Police management board have also visited the families of the two officers who passed on to commiserate with them.

The police have expressed gratitude to the GHANA Armed Forces, particularly the Chief of Defense Staff, Vice Admiral Amoama and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall Frank Hanson for their collaborative efforts in airlifting the injured personnel.