News gathered by Ebosafo.com indicates that a Police officer, named Lance Coporal Kingsley Boahen, has been gunshot and killed by alleged armed robbers at Mankessim, in the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Region.
This sad event is said to have happened at about 4am Wednesday when the police officer had gone jogging early in the morning.
According to the Central Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Irene Serwaa Oppong, the suspected robbers had earlier raged the Zen filling station on the Mankessim-Assin Fosu road and robbed the facility at around 1:30am.
She said the police managed to stop the operation of the robbers after heated gun exchanges.
According to DSP Oppong, the police later received information that a shooting incident had taken place near the scene of the robbery.
The body of the departed police has since been deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching hospital while investigations continue.