5 Armed Robbers Arrested In Ashanti Region Over killing Traveler
The Ashanti Region Police command has arrested five suspects armed robbery after an intelligence-led operation on the Accra-Kumasi Highway.
The armed men are, Adams Awal, Ibrahim Hamidou alias Akwasi Anokye, Inusah Moro, Nasiru Salifu and Kwadwo Amponsah had robbed a gold dealer at Akyem Adukrom and they are currently in police custody for further interrogations.
Some equipment found on them are one AK 47 assault rifle, two magazines loaded with 24 rounds of ammunition, one python revolver pistol, eight BB live cartridges, nine gold nuggets and an amount of GHS 9,077.
The armed men used Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle with the registration number DV 4142 F which has been send to police custody.
In the Savannah Region, the Police Command there is also pursuing three armed robbers who attacked and shot a traveler on the Bole-Bamboi Highway.
Reports indicate that the victim was the driver of a Hyundai Accent saloon car with two other passengers on board, travelling from Accra to Jirapa.
On their journey when approaching Banda Nkwanta and Nuoyiri communities, three armed men come forth from the bush and ordered the vehicle to stop.
While slowing down one of the robbers shot and killed the driver, the Police have organized a special team to get the suspects arrested.
Community members of Banda Nkwanta and Nuoyiri have been alerted to assist police with relevant information that could lead to the identity and arrest of the suspects.
In a statement the police said, “we will do whatever it takes to get these miscreants arrested and brought to justice.”