Immigration Officer Shot Dead In Upper West Region
On Tuesday, March 22, 2022 evening, an Immigration Service Personnel was shot and killed in Kokoligu, a settlement between Nandom and Hamile in the Upper West Region.
Officers from the Nandom Command hurried to the crime scene after receiving information about the occurrence and discovered the fallen patriot dead and in a pool of blood.
The cop received six gunshots from the back by his attackers, who were primarily assumed to be smugglers, according to a preliminary investigation.
It was also discovered that the cop who was killed had a struggle with his assailants before he was killed.
His body was discovered under a bridge, while his motorcycle and helmet were discovered 100 meters away.
His weapon was also taken away from him by his assailants, it was revealed.
The body of AICO I Michael Otu was placed at St. Theresa’s Catholic Hospital in the company of Hamile Defence Intelligence and the Police Commander, pending a doctor’s report.
The alleged officer (AICO I Michael Otu) was assigned to the Hamile detachment of Operation Conquest Fist (OCF) and was scheduled for night duty on the Ghana-Burkina Faso border to serve his homeland when he was killed.
“Together with the Defense Intelligence and Police, all efforts in the search of the culprits cum their method Operandi behind the callous death of this selfless Patriot is a requirement,” stated Ibn Yussif Duranah Abdul-Mumin Seidu, Upper West PRO of the Ghana Immigration Service. We urge anyone with positive leads to come forward and volunteer so that justice can take its course. In our hunt for the culprits of this heinous crime, we will leave no stone unturned. They may flee, but they will not be able to hide!”