On reaching Manya Kpongnor, a suburb of Odumase Krobo, a group of mourners had blocked the road.
Police officer accidentally kills bullion driver
Details are sketchy but police reports suggest the officer Amidu Osman, who accidentally shot the driver, was returning to Koforidua from Akosombo on board a Nissan bullion van with registration number GN 1630-12.
The police officer in an attempt to open up the road accidentally shot the driver of the same bullion van he was in in the head. He died instantly.
The driver’s name is yet to be known.
His body has since been deposited at the Atua Government Hospital for preservation and autopsy.
The Eastern Regional Police Command says the police officer is currently assisting with investigations.
The bullion van has been impounded as well.
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