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Assailant Shot Dead Following Attack On His Victims And A Police Officer At Kwabenya

The Police in Kwabenya, on Friday, January 28, 2022, shot a suspect by the name Hakimi, now deceased, at the Kwabenya Hills Valley Police Station, Accra, for stabbing the Station Officer.

According to tye Police, preliminary investigation established that the deceased had earlier attacked three victims and threatened to kill them.

In a statement signed by the Director-General, Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Kwesi Ofori, it said "The victims out of fear rushed to the police station to seek refuge but the suspect pursued the victims to the police station with a knife"

The statement added that at the police station, the deceased attacked the station officer and the investigator with a knife and stabbed them multiple times in the head for attempting to protect the victims from the violent attack.

"Sensing that the lives of the station officer, the investigator and the three victims wee in immediate danger, the police shot and killed the suspect.

Below is a copy of the release:

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith

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