• Fri. Aug 5th, 2022

2 policemen named in bullion van robberies shot dead, 5 others arrested

Two of the Ghana Police Service’s officers who were involved in the recent bullion van robberies in Accra have been shot dead, according to a newly issued statement.

This is an addendum to their recent Press Statement from Monday, March 7, 2022, in which they stated that they are working extremely hard to apprehend individuals responsible for the recent bullion van robberies that occurred between 2021 and February 2022.

Ghana Police said on Monday that they had reached a breakthrough in their months-long investigation into the robberies that occurred in the Greater Accra Region, and that they had been able to establish the involvement of two police officers, among other suspects.

The Bullion Van Robbery Investigation has been updated.

The law enforcement agency issued a follow-up statement to their prior statement, which provided an update on their investigation into the robberies, on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.

According to the news release, police were able to make some fascinating findings during an intelligence-led field raid at a gang hideaway associated to the investigation into the bullion van robberies.

The raid, which took place on Tuesday, March 8, in Borteyman, near Ashaiman, entailed a gunfight that resulted in the deaths of two police officers who had been arrested in connection with the bullion van robbery and were being transferred to the police hospital for medical treatment.

No.58284 Constable Reindolph Gyimah Ansah and No. 53549 Lance Corporal Stephen Kwaku Nyame were the two officers involved.

According to the statement, some other suspects who are believed to have sustained gunshot wounds managed to flee the scene, and further investigation led to the arrest of five (5) other suspects, four of whom are also police officers, while the police are still on the lookout for another five civilian suspects who have fled.

Four cops have been arrested.

No. 58370 Constable Affisu Yaro Ibrahim, No. 58355 Constable Richard Boadu, No. 58525 Constable Rabiu Jambedu, No. 58586 Constable Albert Ofosu, and a civilian named Razak Alhassan are the names of the four police officers detained for their involvement.

The police are calling with the general public and health facilities in the Accra-Tema area to report any victims with gunshot wounds to the police.

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