Constable Michael Kporyi of the Ghana Police Service was on Monday night shot to death by unknown assailants while on patrol duties at Michel Camp in Accra.
The incident occurred at about 9:30 pm when two armed persons suspected to be robbers on an unregistered motorbike trailed and shot him at close range killing him instantly.
It is not known the intent of his attackers but they were reported to have fled immediately he was gunned down from his patrol motorbike with registration number GP4350.
Nothing was taken away from him as one fullt loaded AK47 rifle, one pepper spray, a pair of handcuffs and a torch light were found on him when his colleagues arrived at the scene.
The body has been deposited at the Police Hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.