The Akontombra Law enforcement patrol staff has allegedly shot a civilian all through a mob assault on them at Sefwi Asantekrom, a farming local community in the Sefwi Akontombra district of the Western North Region.
Confirming the incident to Adom Information, the Regional Criminal offense Officer, Nana Kwaku Duah (ASP) said due to the crime fee in the region law enforcement ordinarily go on working day and night patrols.
He narrated that in the study course of the patrol, two guys have been witnessed holding bags and were alerted to quit for a check out. Nevertheless, they refused and made a decision to operate.
This elevated suspicion among the the law enforcement who next them though working into the bush.
Later on, several other young gentlemen emerged from the bush to assault the 4 policemen.
In accordance to the criminal offense officer, the law enforcement fired warning pictures but the suspects were being making an attempt to disarm a single officer.
This eventually led to the shooting of just one of the team associates in the hand.
The victim was identified as 29-calendar year outdated Ernest Arthur.
He was rushed to Wiawso Governing administration Medical center but has transferred to Okomfo Anokye Educating Hospital in Kumasi for more remedy.