Prison Officer Shot Dead By Robbers

A prison officer was shot and killed while another was fatally injured when suspected robbers accosted their vehicle at Atebubu/Amantin in the Brong Ahafo region Sunday.

According to reports, the deceased, Nana Yaw Antwi and his colleagues were returning from a wedding ceremony when the incident happened.

They were attacked in the Akokoa township where Yaw Antwi was shot while another, Paul Gyan who sustained gunshot wounds is in a critical condition at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.

The armed robbers took away two service uniforms and a gun from their victims who were traveling with their senior officers.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Atebubu government hospital while investigations commence.

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