The police have launched a manhunt for six people suspected to behind the murder of a customs officer.

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Following the attack, the customs post was also robbed off a handgun, a rifle, a bulletproof vest, a pair of combat boots and a mobile phone.

Preliminary investigations by the police indicate that the six suspects are currently in Ghana, the communique noted.

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“Preliminary investigations by Burkina Faso Officials indicate that six suspects alleged to have perpetrated the act crossed the Black Volta with a boat into Ghana that same night."