A/R: Motor riders attack and rob mobile money operator at gunpoint

A/R: Motor riders attack and rob mobile money operator at gunpoint

- A mobile money operator has been robbed of her capital in broad daylight

- The incident reportedly took the vendor by surprise as she later collapsed

- She was rushed to the hospital but is currently responding to treatment

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A 45-year-old mobile money operator at Adum-Nsuase in Kumasi, Madam Felicia Agyeman, has been attacked by alleged gun-wielding motor riders.

According to YEN's Kumasi correspondent, King Amoah, the sad incident reportedly happened on July 3, 2020, at around 4:30pm.

Following the said unexpected attack, Felicia was said to have collapsed and was rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention.

Motor riders rob Mobile Money operator at gunpoint
A Mobile Money operator rendering service to clients. Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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According to reports, her attackers managed to escape the scene with Felicia's daily sales.

At the time of filing this report, information reaching YEN.com.gh indicated that Felicia was responding to treatment.

Information made available to YEN's correspondent has it that at about 4:30pm on the fateful day, Felicia Agyeman had closed from work when the incident took place.

While she was checking the day’s sales, two motor riders surfaced at the scene.

Sources say the man sitting at the back seat of the motor alighted, confronted the operator and quickly pulled out what looked like a pistol.

He then forcefully but quickly snatched the handbag containing a sum of GHC4,000 from Felicia Agyeman.

The man then joined his accomplice who was then on a waiting motor and they quickly sped off.

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The unfolding drama was described as ‘surprising and mysterious’ by one of the traders at the scene who confirmed the story.

Mr Samuel Asare, Managing Director of S.O. Consultancy Services bemoaned that all they realized was a sudden appearance of the robbers and when the momo operator slumped to the ground in utter shock.

Bystanders went to the scene and rushed her to a nearby hospital.

Mr Asare said Madam Felicia had operated his mobile money services at the place for almost a year without any issue.

No arrest has so far been made at the time the correspondent was leaving the scene.

Felicia’s collapse was attributed to the possibility of her master asking her to pay the money from her own pocket and also at the sight of the pistol.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that outspoken man of God, Apostle Kwabena Owusu Adjei, alleged to be a sympathizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has spoken after he was released from a 2-week remand.

Apostle Kwabena Owusu Adjei, who was picked up by BNI operatives while he granted an interview in his home, was said to have been in possession of wee known widely as marijuana.

The self-styled prophet of doom has spoken following his release which was based on a GHc100,000 surety.


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