Police Shoot Suspected Armed Robber On Obuasi-Highway
On the Obuasi-Wamasi route in the Adansi Akrofoum area of the Ashanti region, police shot and killed a robbery suspect.
According to reports, the incident occurred at 5:30 a.m., while personnel were on patrol in the area.
Jonas Maurice Woode, the District Chief Executive for Adansi Akrofoum, confirmed the occurrence to vimnews sources.
Mr. Woode stated that the deceased was a member of a gang that would have robbed a passenger vehicle traveling on the stretch at the time if not for the prompt intervention of Obuasi police officers.
He claimed that the robbers got into a gunfight with the cops, during which one of their members was slain.
Meanwhile, the Wamasi electoral area Assemblymember has praised the police for their bravery.