A police officer has met his untimely death after unknown gunmen attacked a bullion van at Korle Bu.
According to reports, the police together with an eye-witnessed died at the spot but the bullion driver survived even though he sustained a serious injury.
The suspected armed robbers attacked the bullion van and shot the driver and the police officer in the process.
The van carrying an unknown amount of cash was trailed by some men in a taxi and ‘Okada’ and when the van got to a less crowded place, the robbers attacked the van by firing indiscriminately at it, killing the police officer on board instantly.
An onlooker also caught a bullet from the shooting and died on the spot.
Meanwhile, the bullion driver has been rushed to the hospital and currently receiving treatment at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital while the dead have been taken to the Police Hospital for preservation and autopsy.