The Ghana Police Service has placed a Ghc10,000 bounty on the heads of killers of a female police at a snap check duty point on the Kumbungu road in Tamale on Wedneday.
According to police reports, the victim was shot when she tried to stop some occupants of a saloon car believed to be armed robbers.
The attackers stole a weapon belonging to the deceased and one other officer who fell in an attempt to take cover.
Narrating the incident in a statement, the Police said: “At about 10:45 pm on Tuesday, 30 July 2019 occupants of a salon car all of them believed to be armed robbers dressed in military-like uniforms, failed to obey the signal of police officers at a snap check point on the Kumbungu road in Tamale.
Instead, they shot and killed a female police officer who signaled them to stop, after which they bolted”.
The police has beef up security in Tamale with additional personnel from Accra to support in the investigations.
The police said persons with information about the suspected criminals can call the police emergency numbers: 0299200331 or 18555 or inform police at any nearby police station.