The Police administration has announced investigations have commenced into the shooting which led to the death of one person at Kasoa in the Central region.
The deceased, Richard Aheheto, is reported to have been shot accidentally after he and others tried to seize a weapon from an officer after the police had attended to a distress call in the community.
“In the process of arrest, the mob assaulted one Police officer who sustained serious injuries and fell unconscious. While the officer was being assaulted others tried to disarm him causing him to fire a shot which nit the deceased Richard Aheheto who was reportedly holding the muzzle of the rifle at the time,” a police statement said Monday.
The Police also urged individuals who are planning to cause disturbances in the area to desist from such plans.