A Ghanaian police officer, Sergeant Emmanuel Amede age 44 has shot himself to death inside his room early hours of today, Sunday 6th January 2019 at Nungua, a suburb of Accra.
Sergeant Emmanuel Amede with the service number 34586 committed suicide with his AK 47 rifle which he had booked for official dues.
Explaining what happened, the wife of the late Sergeant Emmanuel Amede revealed that her husband woke her and their children up early morning on Sunday and asked them to leave the room or he will kill them.
The wife and the children who were shoved out by the man drew the attention of the neighbors to the strange behavior of Sergeant Emmanuel Amede but before the neighbors could intervene, Sergeant Emmanuel Amede shot himself in the throat dying on the spot.
The Crime scene Management Team from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Police Headquarters were quickly called to the scene where they took charge of the crime scene.
The body of Sergeant Emmanuel Amede has since been deposited at the Police Hospital morgue where an autopsy is expected to be conducted on his remains.
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