Four more Police officers have been arrested in connection with the investigation into some bullion van robberies that recently occurred in the country.
The police in a statement disclosed that a raid at Borteyman near Ashaiman also led to the death of two other police officers who had already been arrested for the robberies during a fire exchange with the robbery suspects.
The deceased officers are, Constable Randolph Ansah and Lance Corporal Stephen Kwaku Nyame.
“During the raid at Borteyman, near Ashaiman, there was an exchange of gunshots and two policemen, No. 58284 Constable Reindolph Ansah and No. 53549 Lance Corporal Stephen Kwaku Name who had been arrested in connection with the Bullion Van Robberies, were shot and were pronounced dead on arrival at the Police Hospital where they were rushed for treatment. Some other suspects believed to have sustained gunshot wounds managed to escape the scene.”
“Further investigations have led to the arrest of five other suspects, four of whom are policemen. We are pursuing five other civilian suspects who have gone into hiding,” the statement said.