General News Sat, 31 Aug 2019

Cops killer arrested

Police have arrested the alleged killer of the two COPs at Gomoa Buduburam near Kasoa in the Central Region.

Police sources told DGN Online the suspect, one Eric Kojo Duah, was arrested around 2:00am today on his way to Aflao.

According to sources, upon a telephone call received from SUPT. Abbas of police HQRS/ Ops. Policemen detailed on duty at Atimpoku bridge were alerted to arrest occupants of a black Golf car heading towards Volta region.

He was arrested onboard a Golf vehicle with registration no. GW 5972 โ€“ 18 with a plaster on the left side of his face.

The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), James Oppong-Boanuh, had placed a ยข10,000 bounty on the head of Eric Kojo Duah, who is alleged to be the main suspect involved in the killing of two policemen.

Buduburam where the policemen were killed is home largely to Liberians living in Ghana.

The camp was established in the early 1990s in the heat of the Liberian civil war that lasted nearly 15 years.


Checks by DGN Online revealed that police have arrested

three other suspects โ€” Ibrahim Zakaria, Isaac Amissah and Dominic Commey for their role in the allegedly shooting and killing of the two policemen leaving Duah on the run.

Their vehicle, an unregistered Toyota Camry, has also been seized together with some relevant exhibits.

The two murdered officers were reportedly stationed at Kasoa MTTD.

Details of the sad incident has it that when the police officer approached the suspect, who was driving the unregistered blue/black Toyota Camry vehicle in an attempt to arrest him, the police officer first slapped the suspect in the face.

The suspect, in turn, went to his car under the pretence of taking out money from the car according to the eyewitness, but brought out the gun and fired at the police officer.
Source: Daily Guide Network
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