A policeman identified as Sergeant Emmanuel Amede of the Ghana Police Service on Sunday dawn shot himself to death in his room at the Nungua Police Barracks in the Greater Accra Region, MyNewsGh.com has confirmed.
The 44-year-old with service number 34586 is reported to have shot himself with his AK 47 rifle which he booked for official duties but it kept in his room for reasons yet to be uncovered, this portal gathered.
According to the wife of the deceased, he suddenly woke up from sleep at about rifle and asked her and children to leave the room or he would kill them.
Crime scene Management Team from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Police Headquarters were called to cover the scene.
The body of the deceased has since been deposited at Police Hospital morgue for preservation pending an autopsy.