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JUST IN: 2 armed robbers rob tomatoes traders; one killed in the process

Police in Kibi in the Eastern Region of Ghana have arrested two armed robbers for robbing tomato traders at Bunsu and killing one of them.

According to the Police report, the two armed robbers are Haruna Amadu aged 25, and Joseph Nyira aged 25.

The robbers attacked the traders who were in a KIA Rhino Truck with registration No. GC 328-11, which was loaded with tomatoes and travelling from Akyem Begoro in the Eastern Region to Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region.


The robbery incident took place on 6th June 2021 at Bunso Site 2 on the Bunso-Osiem Highway.

The traders were robbed of their monies and bags at gunpoint but one of them whose name was given as Victoria was shot in the head.

The robbers were said to have left the scene by after the robbery but the Police were hinted of the incident and through the help of some community members, they were apprehended for their crime.

Items retrieved from the suspects include two unregistered single barrel shot guns, 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.

Source: 2021


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