Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting of two police officers at Gomoa Buduburam, near Kasoa in the Central Region on Wednesday afternoon.
The three suspects, all male are being held at the Kasoa Police station, Graphic Online has gathered. The two police officers have been confirmed dead.
One died on the spot whilst the other was rushed to the police hospital in Accra in critical condition where he also died. The shooting incident happened on Wednesday afternoon between the police and the assailants.
The one who died on the spot with multiple shots has been identified as Sergeant Michael Dzamesi. Sergeant Dzamesi after he was hit in the head, was said to have run into a nearby provision shop, ostensibly to take cover, but collapsed on entering the facility.
The second officer who Graphic Online gathers had gunshots at the lower pelvic and left side of the back died at the Police Hospital whilst he was being prepared for the theatre.
He has been identified as Lance Corporal Mohammed Awal, according to Graphic Online sources.