The suspect whose identity is yet to be known was leading the police to a place where he had kept his booty from the operation.
On the way, the deceased pleaded with the police that were escorting him to ease the handcuff on him of which they obliged.
However, the deceased attempted to escape, compelling the police to shoot him.
Akoa Samuel, a local reporter at Tarkwa who confirmed the news to the host of silver FM’s Omanbapa show, Nana Kwabena Ampratwum said the police presence in the town has been huge after the robbery incident that happened last Sunday.
He indicated that the police who are in red armbands have vowed to apprehend the rest of the escaped robbers.
Lance Corporal Duku Nicholas was killed during a broad daylight robbery at Bogoso in the Western Region when was escorting an Indian businessman, Rajinder Singh, of Plat and Plume Gold Refinery Company Ltd.
After shooting the police escort, the robbers took away GHS 900, 000 from the Indian businessman.
The robbers later abandoned the vehicle they used in the operation, a Nissan Rogue with registration number GE 411-16, at the outskirts of Tarkwa.Last modified on Friday, 04 May 2018