Police escort kills suspected highway robber on Techiman-Sunyani road

BY: Biiya Mukusah Ali

A Police escort accompanying traders in a Sprinter bus, in the early hours of Monday, July 30, 2018 gunned down a suspected armed robber at Agosa on the Techiman-Sunyani Road in the Brong-Ahafo Region.

The bus, with registration number AW 9606 -14, was travelling from Dormaa-Ahenkro to Yeji, when five suspected armed robbers opened fire, targeting the driver’s side during the journey.

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The only police escort fired back at the suspects, leading to the death of one of the suspected robbers who happened to be a Fulani man.

The incident, which happened around 12:15am, led to the exchange of gunfire between the police officer and the five suspected armed robbers.

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