On Monday, June 14, 2021, a police officer was shot dead by suspected armed robbers during a bullion van attack in Accra’s James Town.
Constable Emmanuel Osei of the National Swat Unit was killed after three armed men on unknown motorcycles attacked and robbed a bullion Nissan van.
Constable Emmanuel Osei was discovered prone in a pool of blood, and the three door glasses had been smashed.
Wisdom, the driver of the bullion van, suffered critical injuries as well and was transferred to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for treatment.
According to eyewitnesses, Afua Badu, a lady in her 40s, was also discovered in a pool of blood at the scene.
The bandits also stole the Constable’s AK47 firearm and an unidentified sum of money.
Constable Emmanuel Osei’s photographs may be seen here.