A Nigerian national, identified as Hakimu Friday has been shot dead after he allegedly stabbed some police officers at the Kwabenya Hills Valley police station in Accra, Ghana.
The Director-General, Public Affairs of Ghana Police Service, ACP Kwesi Ofori, disclosed this in statement issued on Saturday, January 29.
He subsequently attacked the station officer on duty and the investigator with a knife and stabbed them multiple times in the head with a sharp knife for attempting to protect the victims from the violent attack.
“On 21/01/22, Linda Akpor reported a case of threat of death against a Nigerian national now deceased Hakimu Friday who happened to be her co-tenant,” a police report said.
“Case under investigation. Then today, 28/01/22, now deceased Hakimu Friday threatened to kill Ikena Alozi and one Peter, both Nigerians and Richlove Kwabena Ahiavor, a Ghanaian. The three reported the case at Kwabenya Hills Police station.
“The deceased went straight to the station officer, Inspector Osei Yaw and stabbed him several times on the head and also caused damage to the office furniture. He later turned his attention on the investigator and punched him on the face injuring him as well,”
“Deceased also caused damage to other office and the glass doors and windows. Police in an attempt to immobilize the now deceased whilst trying to flee, he was fired upon and he died whiles being conveyed to hospital. Body deposited at the Police Hospital Morgue. The Kwabenya District Crime Officer has visited the scene to assess the situation.”