Police in Accra have gunned down 2 armed robbers at Tantra Hills-Accra following their attack on a gentleman yesterday night, 29th September, 2020.
The two unidentified men, on a motorbike are reported to have attacked the gentleman at the entrance of his gate, robbed him and left him to his fate around 10:30 pm.
They took away a Samsung mobile phone and cash and sped off.
The victim called on the Mile 7 police for assistance after the robbery. The Police activated its search signals for possible apprehension.
They were later spotted around the St. John’s SHS on the Ofankor-Achimota Main Road on a motorbike and in an attempt to apprehend them, they pulled out a pistol but they were gunned down in a fire encounter.
An immediate search on them revealed a pistol with 7 rounds of ammunition and some monies. The motorbike they used for the robbery was also retrieved.
The victim identified the two as those who attacked him earlier.
Similarly, a lady from Tantra Hill- Accra with a severe cut on her hand reported a robbery attack on her to that same night and identified the deceased persons as those who accosted her at the entrance of her gate and snatched her bag from her. They inflicted the wound on her hand, took her bag and jumped on a parked motorbike and sped off.
The bodies of the two have been deposited at the Police Hospital mortuary for identification and autopsy as investigations continue.
Source: Accra Police GH