Police in Walewale in the North East Region has launched a special anti-robbery operation to hunt down seven suspected armed robbers in the area.
The seven suspected robbers are believed to have attacked a Mobile Money vendor on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at Yama in the West Mamprusi Municipality of the North East Region.
According to the police, the suspects shot and killed one Bugri Imori, aged 38, and severely wounded a 37-year-old man at Yama.
“The robbery gang according to police report attacked some mobile money vendors and other shops in the village last night, Wednesday, November 24, 2021, and made away with an unspecified amount of money and other items.”
A media release from the Police said the suspects also they have “intensified patrols and anti-robbery operations within the West Mamprusi Municipal area and beyond to get these armed robbers arrested and to safeguard the area”.
“We want to assure the public of our resolve to weed out armed gangs in our communities to ensure socio-economic activities are carried out in a peaceful and safe society”
Story by: Edward A. Ken-Zorre | www.diamondfmonline.com