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Murdered Cop Goes Home

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Sergeant Agatha Nana Nabin has been laid to rest in Tamale follwing her murder while on duty on July 30 this year.

The burial service for the slain police officer was held at the Holy Cross Parish at Choggu, Tamale.

In attendance was the Ag. Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh, some senior officer and the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery.

The late Agatha Nana Nabin was shot dead at a snap checkpoint on Tuesday, July 30, at about 11:45 pm.

Agatha died on the spot while some of her colleagues who sustained injuries, were treated and discharged.

The armed men who were said to be occupants of a vehicle, pulled out their guns and shot at the officers after they stopped the vehicle for checks.

She was promoted posthumously from Corporal to Sergeant “in recognition of her act of bravery, dedication and commitment to duty.”

Meanwhile the Police in the Region say they have arrested ‘persons of interest’ in connection with the murder of the officer

The suspects were picked up in Tamale, according to a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer for the Northern Region Police Command, DSP Mohammed Tanko.

“One of them (name withheld) sustained injury in the course of arrest and currently on admission under guard responding to treatment. Investigations are underway to try to establish their involvement or otherwise in the murder,” the statement added.

The police are appealing to the public to continue to volunteer information likely to lead to the arrest of other persons connected to the crime.

“The public is reminded that the reward of Gh₵10,000 announced by the Inspector-General Police, is still open to any person or group whose information will lead to the arrest of the murderers,” the statement said.

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