Police Officer shot dead

A police Officer stationed at the National Protection Unit constable Yelnona Eugen has been gunned down, the police administration has announced.

A statement issued and signed by Director of Public Affairs of the  Police Supt Sheila  Kessie Abayie-Buckman  said investigations have commenced to unravel circumstances leading to his death.

“The Police Administration reports of the death of No. 53543 G/Const. Yelnona Eugene stationed at the National Protection Unit (NPU) on 1st February, 2021. Investigation has already commenced to unravel the circumstances of his death, while the family of the Police Officer has also been informed of the death, “ the statement said.

The Police Administration is urging the public to be sensitive and circumspect in their commentary on the death.

Below is the full statement

Similar Incidents

This is coming barely a week after the Half Assini District Commander, Supt. Cyprian Zeno was found dead with a gunshot wound at his residence at about 7 am on Saturday, January 30, 2021.

Prior to that a police officer was in January  shot dead at Mankessim in the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central region.

The Lance Corporal was in mufti and on his way to the office when he was shot.

The attack on him follows a shoot out between the police and some armed robbers who had attacked a fuel station in the town Zeen Fuel station on the same day around 12am.

Fred Dzakpata

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