‘You can run but we’ll get you’: Kofi Boakye to Jamestown bullion van attackers

COP Kofi Boakye
COP Kofi Boakye

The Ghana Police Service is assuring the public that it is working tirelessly to get the suspects involved in the Jamestown bullion van robbery attack arrested.

According to Director General for Legal and Prosecution for the Service COP Nathan Kofi Boakye the arrest of the suspects in the June 14 attack is non-negotiable for the service.

He was speaking in Kumasi on Friday, June 18, COP Kofi Boakye during the passing-out ceremony for 320 recruits into the Ghana Police Service.

“At this point, I must emphasize the fact that the Ghana Police Service is able and capable and has the ability to arrest these criminals.”

“I’m at this point on behalf of the Inspector General of Police and the Police administration assuring everybody and the entire nation that these criminals, especially those who committed last week’s crime and all others who have committed other crimes in recent times, are going to be arrested soon, and I mean soon. Their arrest is non-negotiable to the service. They can run and run, but will get them.”

What happened?

Monday’s incident led to the killing of two people including a policeman, Constable Emmanuel Osei at Jamestown in Accra while on escort duty.

The weapon of the deceased officer was taken away together with an unspecified amount of money.

Other occupants of the van who sustained severe injuries are being treated at various health facilities in the national capital.

The Inspector General of Police James Oppong-Boanuh has already ordered the police CID to take over investigations into the matter.

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