Nungua Police Sergeant commits suicide, shoots himself in the throat

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A police sergeant with the Bravo Swat Unit has committed suicide in his room at the Nungua barracks in the Greater Accra Region.

The Ghana Police Service confirming the death said general sergeant Emmanuel Amede aged 44 used an AK 47 rifle after suddenly waking up from sleep and ordering his wife and children out of the room, threatening to kill them if they refused to leave.

Neigbours who were alerted by his wife rushed to the room when he had already shot and killed himself, necessitating the crime scene management team from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) headquarters to be called in to manage the situation.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at Police Hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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