Policeman dies in Lome: Investigation commences
The police have commenced investigations into the death a policeman, in Lome, Togo last Saturday.
The deceased, Chief Inspector Israel Theophilus Dotse, of the Mobile Force Unit in Accra, was reported to have gone to the Lome to purchase a car engine.
A reliable police source confirmed the tragedy to the Ghanaian Times in Accra yesterday, stating that the police had information about his death and some personnel were tasked to go to Togo to ascertain the truth or otherwise of the report.
The source said on arrival, the personnel met the police in Togo and one Samuel Anyidoho an auto mechanic from Ghana
According to the source, the police gathered that last Thursday at about 9:00p.m the deceased accompanied his mechanic on board a Toyota with registration number GE 6100-15 arrived in Lome to purchase a car engine.
The source said on Saturday around 3:00p.m they went to purchase the engine, adding that whilst with the seller, the deceased complained of severe heart pains, and was rushed to the hospital, but was pronounce dead on arrival.
The police source said a search on him revealed a Gota handset, National Health Insurance card, cell phone, police identity card of the deceased and a wallet containing CFA 7,500 and GH¢350, which have been handed over to Ghana police.
The source said the body had been taken to Ketu South Municipals Hospital whilst investigations continued.
BY ANITA NYARKO-YIRENKYI