Police Intensify Search For 8 Who Killed Police Officers

The Ashanti region police command has step up efforts to arrest 8 armed men who shot and killed two police officers at Drobonso in the Ashanti region, Thursday morning.

The deceased were part of a team who were returning from night patrol at Drobonso Tent City.

Ashanti region Police PRO, ASP Juliana Obeng told 3news.com that preliminary investigations indicate the patrol team was ambushed at a section of the road which has been barricaded with logs.

She explained that, 8 unknown armed men on the Onwam Mountains fired at the three officers, killing two and injuring one.

The injured officer is currently receiving treatment at the Komfo Anokye Teaching hospital (KATH) after sustaining gunshot wounds.

The deceased, identified as Inspector Adolph Mutse and Constable Prosper Ashinyo, have been sent to the KATH morgue.

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