Prison officer shot dead by robbers

The deceased Nana Yaw Antwi and his colleagues were reportedly returning from a wedding ceremony when the incident happened.

They were attacked in the Akokoa township  where Yaw Antwi was killed through a bullet while another, Paul Gyan, sustained gunshot wounds and in a critical condition at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.

The armed robbers took away two service uniforms and a gun from their victims who were traveling with their ununiformed senior officers.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Atebubu government hospital.