The Ghana Police Service has confirmed the death of the police officer who was shot by armed robbers during a daylight robbery at Lapaz in Accra.
The officer who was unarmed was leading a team to stop operations of the robbers in Lapaz near Las Palmas, a popular restaurant.
According to an eyewitness, the robbers shot him three times and fled in a stolen car.
The other police officer who was wounded in the operation is in a stable condition.
According to a statement which was signed by Accra Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Effia Tenge,
“unfortunately, one of the police personnel passed on while receiving treatment but the second is in a stable condition”.
Meanwhile, unconfirmed reports indicate that the two robbers have been arrested.
According to reports, they were arrested at their hideout at a location between Mallam and Kasoa after they abandoned the stolen car.