Ghana Police Service Discloses Identities Of The Officers Who Died In Kyekyewere Accident

The Ghana Police Service is mourning the loss of three brave officers who tragically lost their lives in an accident on the Accra-Kumasi Highway near Kyekyewere, close to Suhum in the Eastern Region.

The officers were en route for Police operational duties when the unfortunate incident occurred on the 27th of March, 2024.

Among the deceased are Chief Inspector Michael Adzaho, PW Inspector Theresa Zampiah, and General Corporal Emmanuel Asamoah, all serving in the Formed Police Unit (FPU) of the Ghana Police Service. Another officer, General Corporal Samuel Jude Koufie, sustained injuries and is currently undergoing medical treatment.

In accordance with police protocol, members of the Police Management Board (POMAB) visited the families of the fallen officers to formally inform them of the tragic event and express condolences.

The Inspector General of Police, along with several POMAB members, personally visited the FPU to inform personnel about the incident and interact with them. Additionally, the Inspector General spoke with the families of the deceased officers to convey sympathies and support.

Grace Ansah-Akrofi, Assistant Commissioner of Police and Director of Public Affairs, issued a statement on behalf of the Ghana Police Service, extending heartfelt condolences to the families of the fallen officers. She assured them that the thoughts and prayers of the entire police force were with them during this difficult time.

In closing, the statement offered prayers for the souls of the departed officers, wishing them eternal rest.

This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the sacrifices made by law enforcement officers in the line of duty and underscores the risks they face daily to ensure the safety and security of the citizenry.


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