Police personnel Lance Corporal Daniel Tieku has died at the St. Martins Hospital at Agroyesum in the Ashanti Region after sustaining various wounds from a gun battle with

He was attacked with colleague Corporal Eric Nsiah by a group of armed robbers while they were aboard a bus from Kumpese to Nkwanta.


The cops were among passengers traveling on sprinter bus with registration no GC 644-15 with passengers on board from Manso Kumpeses to Manso Nkwanta on Wednesday Morning.

Reports indicate that On reaching a section of the road between Manso Ayirebikrom and Manso Nkwanta they were attacked and robbed by 8 masked armed men dressed in imitated military uniforms, all wielding Ak 47 riffles who had ambushed them.

In the ensuing gun firing the driver of the vehicle and some passenger’s sustained injuries.

He died later on admission. The driver and other passengers on the bus also sustained some injuries.