A Policeman G/Sgt Bright Annobil stationed at the Nyamebekyere Police Station in the Berekum District of the Bono Region has been stabbed to death by a suspect, Yaw Peprah.
The suspect, Yaw Peprah is alleged to have threatened one, Yaw Amankona which led to his arrest.
On reaching the frontage of the Police station, the suspect who was armed with a knife hidden in his pocket attacked and stabbed the G/Sgt Annobil severely on the neck and other parts of the body.
He was rushed to the Holy Family Hospital for treatment but died shortly on admission. A manhunt was launched in the Berekum township to track down the suspect and when he was found at his hideout at Komfuokrom, a suburb of Berekum, he again attacked and attempted to stab the arresting officers with the knife.
He was shot after several attempts to disarm him failed. He was also sent to the Holy family Hospital for treatment but was pronounced dead on arrival.
Both bodies are deposited at the same Hospital Mortuary for preservation.