A/R: Bank staff shot dead, police officer wounded in bullion van attack


Information picked by Coverghana.com.gh shows that, a banker has been shot dead and two others including a police officer  wounded in a bullion van attack in the Ashanti Region of  Ghana.

According to reports, one person has died while two others, including a police officer, have been wounded following a daylight robbery attack on the Manso–Kumasi road in the Ashanti Region.

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The report further said, the four-member team were on board in a Toyota Hilux bullion van with registration number GE 3978 – 20 driven by one Antwi Boasiako of Agate Mabot, a private security firm on an escort from Manso-Asaman to various banks in Kumasi in the Ashanti region.

On reaching a section of the road near Manso-Mem junction, the team were attacked by masked men numbering about seven with four of them wielding AK 47 assault rifles, the report read.

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Amid firing of gunshots the robbers, according to the report, made away with unspecified amount of money concealed in two huge boxes as they seized two AK 47 assault rifles which contained about 30 rounds of ammunition from the on-duty officers.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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