Police place ₵50k bounty on robbers who killed officers

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) has placed a GH₵50,000 bounty on the armed robbers who gruesomely killed two policemen in Zuarungu in the Upper East Region.

This means anyone who provide information that would lead to the arrest of the robbers, will be GH₵50,000 richer

According to reports, the deceased, were on a motorbike patrolling the community when they met their untimely death on Wednesday evening.

JoyNews’ Albert Sore narrated that, the victims chanced on the thieves who were robbing a ‘provisions’ shop at the market square. Upon seeing the officers, the robbers opened fire.

He added that the patrol motorbike the Police officers were riding on is reported to have been hit by a bullet, therefore, causing an explosion and killing the duo instantly.

Reacting to this, the Police Service declared it as a “Black Wednesday” in a statement on Facebook.

Subsequently, the Inspector-General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare took a detour from his ongoing engagements in the Ashanti Region to visit the families of the “fallen Heroes”.

According to him, the Service will leave no stone unturned in their quest to bring the perpetrators of the killing to book.

Police place ₵50k bounty on robbers who killed officers

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) has placed a GH₵50,000 bounty on the armed robbers who gruesomely killed two policemen in Zuarungu in the Upper East Region.

This means anyone who provide information that would lead to the arrest of the robbers, will be GH₵50,000 richer

According to reports, the deceased, were on a motorbike patrolling the community when they met their untimely death on Wednesday evening.

JoyNews’ Albert Sore narrated that, the victims chanced on the thieves who were robbing a ‘provisions’ shop at the market square. Upon seeing the officers, the robbers opened fire.

He added that the patrol motorbike the Police officers were riding on is reported to have been hit by a bullet, therefore, causing an explosion and killing the duo instantly.

Reacting to this, the Police Service declared it as a “Black Wednesday” in a statement on Facebook.

Subsequently, the Inspector-General of Police, Dr George Akuffo Dampare took a detour from his ongoing engagements in the Ashanti Region to visit the families of the “fallen Heroes”.

According to him, the Service will leave no stone unturned in their quest to bring the perpetrators of the killing to book.

Police arrest over 300 suspected criminals, seize over 700 motorbikes in Ashanti RegionOh

Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested 369 suspected criminals after it conducted a swoop in all its 15 police divisions.
This is part of the Ashanti Regional code Police Command’s continuous resolve to curb violent crimes within the Region, Sradio5 News reports.

These swoops which were conducted in criminal dens were done simultaneously between 14th to 20th September 2021.

All the suspected persons were between the ages of 17 and 55 years.

“The arrested persons were screened and profiled and those found culpable put before the various Courts in the Region. Some of them were remanded into custody to reappear at a later date, whilst others were granted court bail to report,” the police said in a statement.

The various divisions also conducted motorbike swoops from Saturday, September, 25 to Tuesday, September 28, 2021, leading to the interception of 792 motorbikes and impounding of same.
All the arrested persons have been asked to produce the documents covering the motorbikes for inspection and verification, but according to the police, those found to be fake will have the owners prosecuted.