Over the past few days, there have been reported cases of uniformed police men being gruesomely murdered and we don’t know if these cases are premeditated or there’s a diabolical plot aimed at them.

According to what he sourced from myjoyonline, police officer L/Cpl. Alhassan Asare has been shot dead in Akyem Swedru in the Eastern region.

A police situation report said he was found lifeless in a plastic chair while on guard duty at the Dukes Petroleum Filling station at about 5:40 am Tuesday.

His rifle was in between his thighs having sustained severe gunshot wounds on the head. The uniform was soaked with blood.

The murder brings to two, the number of police officers killed in the past 24 hours alone. Only Monday, an officer was killed in Manso Nkwanta in the Ashanti region.


A policewoman, General Corporal Agatha Nana Nabin was on July 30 killed while on snap check duties at Kumbungu in the Northern region.

She was shot at the back of the head with the bullet passing through the mouth and killing her instantly, media reports say.

It brings to three, the number of police officers murdered in the past 21 days.

A police statement said the IGP has ordered specialized teams to investigate the murders.

Information from myjoyonline was used in this report.


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