SAD: Female police officer stabbed in Bawku, rifle taken by suspect
A female Police officer has been stabbed while on duty at a checkpoint behind Zebilla senior high Technical school in Zebilla in the Bawku West District of the Upper East region.
Rainbowradioonline.com also gathered that her rifle was taken.
According to the Zebilla police command, the female officer was on duty with a colleague around Zebilla SHTS from 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm when the incident happened.
The female officer was going to buy something at a nearby shop about 20 metres away from the checkpoint when the suspect was also walking behind her as if he was also going his way, but before she realised the suspect stabbed the female officer in her ribs, hand and head, multiple times and she fell and the suspect took away the rifle and started firing sporadically.
Residents around came out in their numbers and met the absence of the culprit.
The police command rushed to the scene, and the cutlass used on the female officer was seen at the crime scene.
The female officer was first rushed to the Zebilla government hospital and later referred to Tamale Teaching hospital where she is responding to treatment.