Tragedy hit the Rapid Deployment Force (RDF) of the Bono Regional Police Command when a member of the team, Corporal Rexford Amoako, was allegedly shot and killed accidentally by one of his colleagues.
According to the police, the RDF was deployed from Sunyani last Monday for highway patrol duties within Dormaa.
However, during the operation, a member of the team allegedly fired his gun accidentally which killed Corporal Amoako in the Diabaa Forest in the Dormaa West District.
The Bono Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service, Chief Inspector Augustine Kingsley Oppong, confirmed the incident to the Daily Graphic.
He said investigation had begun to ascertain the actual cause of the tragic incident.
“An investigation has begun to establish what actually took place and further developments shall be communicated to the public,” Chief Inspector Oppong stated.