Five armed robbers gunned down by police in gun battle
The Anti-Robbery Squad of the Ghana Police Service in the Ashanti Region have killed five suspected armed robbers in gun battle at Bakoye New site in the Obuasi Municipality of the Ashanti Region at today’s dawn.
The incident occurred when Six suspected armed men attempted to attack a mining dealer at the aforementioned community but luck eluded them as the Anti-Robbery Squad of the Regional Police Command raided the area upon a tip-off.
The police stormed the community on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, but the operation ended in the wee hours of today, Thursday, 6th January, 2022.
According to a police Chief who agreed to speak to Filasco Degeneral on grounds of anonymity, the armed robbers emerged and started firing shots at the police.
He said, the police also returned fire and in the process, overpowered the robbers, killing five (5) out of the Six (6) robbers.
The remaining one is currently at large and wanted by the police.
The five dead bodies have been conveyed by the police team to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), for preservation and identification.
The case is being handled by the Regional Command.
By: Filasco Degeneral/ filasconews