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Unknown assailants shoot dead Police officer in forest reserve near Ejisu

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A policeman from the Ashanti Regional Police headquarters was fatally shot by unknown assailants in the Bobiri Forest Reserve at Kubease near Ejisu.

Sergeant Amoah Moses was identified by officers from the Ejisu District Police headquarters, led by DSP Patrick Okai Kodjoe, the District Commander, assisted by ASP Hannah Amoafo and the District Crime Officer, along with the Ashanti Regional Crime Scene Management Team led by DSP Francis Nimoh.

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The incident followed a report by Caleb Adu Agyemang, the Assemblyman of Kubease Electoral Area, stating that a male adult believed to be in his 30s was found dead at the Forest Reserve on Tuesday, May 14, 2024.

According to the report, the deceased, dressed in a green long-sleeve shirt over khaki trousers and black boots, was lying unconscious in a supine position in a pool of blood with a gunshot wound on his right leg below the knee. A single-barrel gun and a machete were found beside him.

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He was rushed to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival by a medical officer. The body has been deposited at the hospital’s morgue for preservation and autopsy.

Police investigators are currently working to unravel the mystery behind the young policeman’s death.

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