Prison Officer Shoots Himself At Court
A prison officer is being treated at the clinic of the High Court Complex in the Accra after shooting himself in the foot while on an escort duty to the Criminal Court 5 Division of the High Court. Bloodstains could be traced too from the courtroom on the 4th floor of the building down to the clinic on the ground floor. When visited the
clinic, the officer could be seen undergoing treatment, as supervisors of the facility said they could only gather the facts of the incident after he has been attended to. The name of the prison officer is therefore unknown, and it also remains unclear what may have led to the discharge of the officer’s firearm as court officials have
An officer holding the boots of the injured colleague
cordoned off the incident scene awaiting the arrival of an investigation team from Ministries Police Station.