A police officer, Constable Peace Agbemafo, has shot and killed herself with an AK 47 assault rifle, behind closed doors, in the Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East region.
Quality FM’s Ayaaba Abdul Aziz reported that the incident happened around 2:pm Monday afternoon.
He indicated that, the deceased law enforcer was reportedly lying on the floor at her residence, soaked in a pool of blood, that spurted from her head after she supposedly shot through the right side of her neck around 2:00 pm Monday. She was motionless but still holding the AK 47 assault rifle when police officers, hours after she had pulled the trigger, forced the door open.
Two empty shells, a knife and a rope tied to the ceiling were found during a police inspection of the room.
The 31-year-old police officer was expected to be on duty at the GN Bank branch at Garu that same day but had failed to show up. The manager of the branch, after no police officer had reported for duty from dawn till around
The manager of the branch, after no police officer had reported for duty from dawn till around 10:00am, reportedly placed a call to the Garu-Tempane Police Station, expressing worry about the absence of police security at the bank. The situation prompted a search that eventually led to the horrifying discovery at her residence.
The situation prompted a search that eventually led to the horrifying discovery at her residence.
Police has begun investigations into the unfortunate matter.