Five Policewoman Killers Arrested

Five persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of a policewoman, Agatha Narbin, by suspected armed robbers at Tamale in the Northern Region. Sources close to the Tamale Police Command say the five are part of a gang who pitched camp at the Aboabo forest in Tamale. The arrests were effected by a joint Police-Military operation in the forest upon intelligence. The Tamale Police Command is expected to make an official announcement on the arrests. Reports in ...

Five Policewoman Killers Arrested

At least five suspects are in the grips of the police over the murder of a policewoman in Tamale on Tuesday.

Highly placed police sources say one of the suspects sustained gunshot wound during the operation Thursday evening.

The crack Police investigation team was able to retrieve the two stolen weapons from the team at a snap checkpoint and the camouflage military uniform the alleged robbers wore for the operation from the room of one of the suspects.

The police have promised a GhC10,000 reward to informants who will help arrest the culprits.

The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. James Oppong Boanuh, visited Tamale Thursday to assure the family that “no stone will be left unturned” to tailgate the culprits.

Speaking at the family house of the deceased, the acting IGP said the service will not relent in getting to the bottom of the matter.

“I am here this morning representing the police administration as well as the entire personnel of the Ghana police service, and my purpose of bringing this high powered officers is to show not only to the family or the people of Tamale but to the entire nation of Ghana that, we drew this incident as a very serious one”, the IGP said.

Mr Oppong Boanuh also indicated that his visit to Tamale is also, to commiserate with the police personnel who lost their colleague. “I am here first of all, to commiserate with the family members and the personnel who have lost their colleague”, he added. “To the officers or the colleagues of the lady officer and the family, what I will say is that we will live no stone unturned.”