Police constable shot at Kofi Boakye’s house

A police constable from Bole in the Northern Region was on Monday evening shot at the residence of the Ashanti regional police commander DCOP Kofi Boakye.

DCOP Kofi Boakye

Confirming the incident to Pulse.com.gh, the Public Relations Officer of the Ashanti Regional Police, ASP Yusif Mohammed Tanko said the incident happened around 5:45pm after the constable, Dennis Makagor had attempted to forcibly enter the residence of the Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP Nathan Kofi Boakye to speak to him.

ASP Tanko said after the constable was told by the guard that DCOP Kofi Boakye was not around, "he took offence, pounced on the body of the guard, tried to take his rifle from him, but the body guard managed to extricate himself from him, and when the guy was still trying to take the rifle from him, he shot him in the leg."

Meanwhile, the police suspect that Constable Makagor was mentally deranged.

He is currently on admission at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.

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