Police in Ghana have made arrests following the deadly attack on some police officers last month by some criminals.
At least five police officers carrying out traffic duties were killed in separate instances by armed criminals.
A key suspect in one of the killings, Eric Kojo Duah was arrested on Saturday at a town called Atimpoku while escaping to Ghana’s Volta Region.
Police declared him wanted days ago with a GH¢10,000 bounty placed on him.
Duah was a reportedly in a vehicle when two police officers ordered occupants of a vehicle to stop.
Occupants in the car then opened fire on the two police officer killing them in central Ghana.
Three suspects were arrested last week when the crime was committed.
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Meanwhile the Ghana government has announced its intention to arm police officers performing traffic duties.
The government is hoping this helps to better protect police officers and help them defend themselves when they come under attack.