Sergeant Emmanuel Amede, a 44-year-old police officer with service number 34586 is reported to have shot himself with his AK 47 rifle which he booked for official duties.
The Police officer, (now deceased ) on Sunday dawn shot himself todeath in his room at the Nungua Police Barracks in the Greater Accra Region.
Confirming the incident, wife of the deceased said, Sgt. Amede suddenly woke up from sleep, picked his rifle and asked her and children to leave the room or he would kill them.
The wife after noticing the strange behavior of the husband rushed out the room to draw the attention of neighbours. But before they reach the scene, the husband had shot himself at the throat.
The reason for his actions is not yet known. Police in Nungua, the Kpeshie Divi sional Command and colleagues at the Nungua police barracks still wondering about the unfortunate demise of Sgt. Amede.