General Constable Adams Sulley who is among the two police officers killed by armed robbers at Zuarungu in the Upper East Region on December 15, has been laid to rest.

The late officer was buried with full Police honours last weekend at the Awudome Cemetary in Accra. The funeral rites were performed at the Transitions Funeral Home in Haatso.

His remains was taken from the Transitions Funeral Home through some principal streets in Accra on Saturday.

Zuarungu murder: General Constable Adams Sulley laid to rest

Constable Emmanuel Akowuah and Constable Adam Suley met their untimely demise when a gang robbing a business man at the Zuarangu market opened fire at them. The two were on routine patrols.

The bullets fired by the robbers pierced through the fuel tank of a motorbike; causing it to explode into flames and resulting in their deaths.

Zuarungu murder: General Constable Adams Sulley laid to rest

The solemn ceremony which was conducted in line with Islamic rites was attended by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, members of the Police Management Board (POMAB), Senior Police Officers and bereaved family members.

The Police Chief Imam, Superintendent Alhaji Hussein Abdur Rahim Hussein, led the Islamic prayers for the late Constable Adams Sulley.

Zuarungu murder: General Constable Adams Sulley laid to rest
Zuarungu murder: General Constable Adams Sulley laid to rest

On behalf of the Police Service, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare commiserated with the bereaved family. He pledged that the Police Administration will do everything possible to bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime to justice.

Other Senior Police Officers took turns to offer words of condolence to the bereaved family and gave the assurance of their preparedness to offer the necessary assistance to them.

Zuarungu murder: General Constable Adams Sulley laid to rest
Zuarungu murder: General Constable Adams Sulley laid to rest

Present at the event were COP Mr Paul Manly Awini, Director General of National Patrol and Visibility Department; COP Mr Patrick Akolgo, Director General of National Protection Department; COP Mr Edward Tabiri, Director General in-charge of ICT; COP Mr Frederick Adu-Anim, Director General of Human Resource Department; DCOP Mr Francis Aboagye-Nyarko.

Zuarungu murder: General Constable Adams Sulley laid to rest

The others include Director General of the MTTD, DCOP Dr. Ernest Owusu-Nsiah, Director General of Research, Planning and Transformation; DCOP Mr Isaac Emmanuel Quist, Administrator of Police Hospital Accra; Accra Regional Police Commander DCOP Mr Seidu Lansah Iddi and ACP Mr Kwesi Ofori, the Director General of Public Affairs Directorate.

Zuarungu murder: General Constable Adams Sulley laid to rest
Zuarungu murder: General Constable Adams Sulley laid to rest



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