A police officer has been killed on the spot at the Ablekuma Star Oil filling station in Accra following an alleged robbery on Thursday, June 22.
According to sources, there is a strong security deployment at the location as investigations into the incident begin.
The police have also mounted a manhunt for the alleged robbers.
According to reports, the robbers had targeted a pick-up car, carrying some passengers said to be bankers.
Four in number, the robbers followed the pick-up to the filling station at Ablekuma Fan Milk, where the shooting took place.
The police officer, who was sitting in front of the pick-up, was shot multiple times at close range.
The body has since been sent to the Police Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.
Daylight Robbery_ Armed robbers shoot police officer in a bullion van during a daylight robbery at Ablekuma.
— The Independent Ghana (@independent_gh) June 22, 2023