POLICE HAVE initiated investigations to arrest a suspected hit and run driver who reportedly killed a policeman on Ashotiano and Asuhyiae stretch in the Dormaa East District of the Bono Region, according to information gathered by DGN online.
The deceased officer, General Constable Amos Maatey Nigaoko, No. 56637 of the Wamfie Police Station said to have left his duty post to buy a mosquito repellant when the incident occurred Monday, March 1, 2021.
According to information, on that very day around 7pm, Constable Amos was on snap check duty at Nsesresu with one policeman called Sergeant Ibrahim Karim when he sought permission to buy mosquito repellant.
Upon several minutes of waiting he was not returning when phone calls were made to friends to warn him to return to his duty point but to no avail.
However, the subsequent day March 2, 2021at about 7am , information reached police that there was a body lying by the roadside between Asuotiano and Asuhyiae suspected to be an accident victim.
Police officers proceeded to the scene only to recognise the body of Constable Amos. They later gathered information that, the deceased was being hit by an unknown car which is on the run.
Source: DGN online