[ 2012-06-01 ]
2 robbers killed in shootout with Police on the Accra-Aflao highway
Two armed robbers were killed last night during a
shoot-out with the police on the Accra-Aflao
highway. Seven other accomplices have been
It followed a tip-off that the robbers were
planning to attack passengers on two bus enroute
to Ghana from Nigeria.
Acting Police Public Relations Officer of the Tema
Region, Corporal Joseph Baradu told Joy News the
police returned fire when the suspects, believed
to be Fulanis, fired first at a check point.
He said the police stopped the suspects at
emergency barrier they erected but the suspected
robber ignored the orders to stop and instead,
opened fire resulting in the exchange of fire.
Source - Joy News
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