The Ashanti Regional Police Command on Thursday, 2 December 2021, arrested two robbers and shot one other dead in Oseikrom, in the Ashanti Region.
According to a Saturday December 4,2021 statement from the Ghana Police Service, signed by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Kwesi Ofori, Director General, Public Affairs of the Service said a patrol team responded to a distress call at about 7.30am on Thursday that gang of robbers had attacked some miners near Oseikrom. While the police were approaching, the gang opened fire on them. The Police return fire leading to the death of one while the rest fled the scene
In a statement, the police say, “At about noon the same day, two persons, Richard Nkrumah alias Papa Yaw and Alex Appiah alias Ameley, who were part of the robbery gang were arrested through an intelligence-led operation.”
One Robber Shot Dead, Three Others in Custody
The Ashanti Regional Police Command on Thursday, December 2, 2021, arrested two robbers and shot one other dead at Oseikrom. pic.twitter.com/4N9TZncHPy
— Ghana Police Service (@GhPoliceService) December 4, 2021
Read the full statement below: