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Police killed 2 armed robbers in Obuasi

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Police killed 2 armed robbers in Obuasi

Police at Obuasi in the Ashanti region on Wednesday has gunned down some 2 suspected armed robbers from the outskirts of Akonfo krom near Mawuman in Obuasi.

 

The divisional police patrol team proceeded to the Obuasi Mawuman road after a tip off about a planned robbery.
Police account said, upon reaching the outskirt of the community near Mwuman, they saw three young men armed with guns emerged from the bush and started firing at the police vehicle.

 

 

Some of the suspected robbers died while a third managed to escape after the police returned fire in self defence.

 

 

The Ashanti regional PRO Godwin Ahianyo said, a subsequent police search led to the discovery of one AK 47 rifle loaded with 30 rounds and 20 live cartridges.
The deceaseds are kept at the Obuasi Municipal hospital.

Source: John Amarquaye
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