Police Constable Francis Osei Amankwaa, 31, met his untimely death when he was ghastly killed by highway armed robbers at Ahoshenso along Wassa Ankwaso/Wassa Juaso road in the Bibiani/Anhwiaso/Bekwai District of the Western Region.

The deceased was stationed at Wassa Juaso but he was assigned for an official duty at Ahoshenso.

But while returning home after close of work around 10:00 pm on-board a taxi, he bumped into a gang of armed robbers who had stopped many vehicles on the road and were robbing passengers of their possessions.

Upon seeing the policeman, the robbers became alarmed, charged at him and stabbed him multiple times with a knife before finally ending his life by shooting him.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Isaac Alex Quainoo, the Regional Police Commander who made the disclose at the Annual West Africa Security Services Activity (WASSA) held in Sekondi, said the body of the deceased has since been deposited at the Bibiani Government Hospital morgue awaiting autopsy.

He said the Police Command has began investigations into the tragic incident.

At the event a minute silence was observed in honour of the former Eastern Regional Police Commander DCOP Angwubutoge Awuni, who died on Monday, March 14, at the Police Hospital in Accra and Constable Francis Amankwaa.