Two Police officers detained for killing civilian at drinking spot in Kasoa

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Two policemen of the Rovers Unit of the Kasoa Divisional Police have been arrested for allegedly shooting a civilian dead at Kasoa in the Central Region on Friday, ABC News has gathered.

Twenty-two-year-old Musah Mohammed was reportedly shot and killed by Lance Corporal Issifu Tahiru and Corporal Samuel Boamah following a confrontation between them and some customers of a drinking spot at Kasoa Friday dawn.

The two accused officers were said to have had a confrontation with some customers at JVC, a popular drinking spot at Kasoa main roundabout where they had gone to drink. Following a melee that ensued subsequently, the two officers allegedly opened fire on Musah Mohammed, killing the young man instantly.

Confirming the arrest, the Central Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Irene Oppong explained that at about 12.30 a.m on Friday, the Kasoa Divisional Police Command had a distress call that Corporal Boamah of the Kasoa Rovers Unit had shot and killed a civilian at Kasoa.

She said the Police, upon arriving at the scene, gathered that the two had gone to the spot to drink with Tahiru holding a side arm gun loaded with 13 live ammunition.

She said in the course of drinking, there was a confrontation with some customers, during which Tahiru pulled out the gun in order to frighten the crowd and restore calm.

It however, turned disastrous when Boamah, the other police officer snatched the gun from Tahiru and fired it, killing Musah Mohammed in the process.

DSP Oppong said the pistol with nine rounds of ammunition was retrieved from the police officers after which they were arrested and detained.

She said the police are handling the case as a murder case and has since commenced investigations into the matter.

Meanwhile the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Police hospital in Accra.



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