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Police have begun inquiries into the Bibiani constable’s death

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The police have started looking into what exactly happened when a constable was killed while on duty in Bibiani, the regional hub for the Western North.

As they were returning from an operation last Friday, the Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), a superior at the Western North Regional Command, reportedly shot and killed the constable.

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The person was sent urgently to the hospital for treatment, but was declared dead there.

The names of the victim and the culprit are yet to be made public by the police.

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Meanwhile, the suspect has been placed in custody while investigations continue.


Following the incident, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr George Akuffo Dampare, dispatched a team to the Command to assess the situation.

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A police statement confirming the incident said the team, led by Commissioner of Police, Director-General (Welfare), Habiba Twumasi Sarpong, as well as management board members and the Director in charge of General Administration, Commissioner of Police (COP), Christian Tetteh Yohuno, were also tasked to formally inform the family of the incident.

Clinical psychologist

Also, the IGP has directed that a police clinical psychologist be assigned to the family of the late constable to support them in their difficult time, while another team of clinical psychologists had been deployed to the Western Regional Police Command to offer psycho-social support to the personnel following the tragic loss of their colleague.


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