A Momo vendor was killed at Walewale
Police intensifies search for suspects
A special anti-robbery operation to hunt down seven suspected armed robbers is underway
A statement from the police has said that the police are on the heels of some suspected armed robbers who attacked a Mobile Money vendor at Yama in the West Mamprusi Municipality of the North East region on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.
The statement stated that the suspects shot and killed one 38-year-old Bugri Imori, and severely wounded a 37-year-old man in the process, adding that the suspects also attacked other shops in the municipality.
“The Walewale District Police Command in the North East Region launched a special anti-robbery operation to hunt down seven suspected armed robbers who shot and killed one Bugri Imori, aged 38 years, and severely wounded a 37-year-old man at Yama, a village in the West Mamprusi Municipality.
“The robbery gang according to police report attacked some mobile money vendors and other shops in the village last night, Wednesday, November 24, 2021, and made away with an unspecified amount of money and other items,” the statement signed by the Acting Public Relations Officer of the NER police, ASP Robert Anabiik Anmain, said.
Additionally, the police say they have intensified their search window.
“The Walewale Police Command has intensified patrols and anti-robbery operations within the West Mamprusi Municipal area and beyond to get these armed robbers arrested and to safeguard the area,” the statement added.
See the full details of the statement below: