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One killed as armed robbers attack traders on the Bunso-Osiem highway

One killed as armed robbers attack traders on the Bunso-Osiem highway

One killed as armed robbers attack traders on the Bunso-Osiem highway

Police in Kibi have arrested two people who attacked tomato traders

and shot one person dead on the Bunso-Osiem

highway in the Eastern Region.

Reports indicate the incident occurred at about 0400 hours

on Sunday, June 6, 2021, at Bunso Site 2.

The tomato traders were onboard a KIA Rhino Truck with

registration No. GC 328-11, travelling from Akyem Begoro

to Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region.

The suspects, Haruna Amadu aged 25, and Joseph Nhyira,

aged 25, allegedly attacked and robbed the five female

traders of their monies and bags at gunpoint.

In the course of the robbery, one of them shot one of the traders

named Victoria in the head, killing her instantly.

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The suspects fled into the bush after the operation but police upon

learning of the incident pursued them in the bush and arrested

the suspects with support of community members.

Items said to have been retrieved from the suspects included two

unregistered single-barrel shotguns, a machete, bags, voter ID Cards

and assorted mobile sim cards, some of which belonged to the victims.

Suspects and exhibits are in the custody of the Police,

pending processing for Court.

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