Police Officer Gunned Down at Abeka Lapaz

The information available to coverghana indicates that, an officer with the Police Headquarters Counter Terrorism Directorate has been shot dead by some unknown gun men.

According to the information provided by the Ghana Police Service, officer No.54286 named Abdul Rashid yesterday, 19th July, 2020 died of gunshot wound inflicted on him at his residence at Abeka Lapaz, Accra.

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The law enforcement agency also added that they have lunched an investigation into the issue to unravel the circumstances leading to his death and who killed him and that pistol, which is believed to have been used is in police custody. A sister of the deceased, 21 year old Shakira Nasir who resided with the deceased and was present at the time of the incident is also in police custody, assisting with the investigation.

The Ghana Police Service said;

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Police Officer No.54286 Abdul Rashid of the Police Headquarters Counter Terrorism Directorate, has died of gunshot wound inflicted on him at his residence at Abeka Lapaz, Accra.

The incident which occurred yesterday, 19th July, 2020 is under investigation, to unravel the circumstances leading to his death and who killed him.

The pistol, which is believed to have been used is in police custody. A sister of the deceased, 21 year old Shakira Nasir who resided with the deceased and was present at the time of the incident is also in police custody, assisting with the investigation.

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