Armed robbers attack fuel station of Keta MP, get away with 7000 cedis

Armed robbers attack fuel station of Keta MP, get away with 7000 cedis

- Armed robbers have ransacked the fuel station of Keta MP, Dzudzorli Kwame Gakpey

- These robbers absconded with 7000 cedis in cash

- The case has been reported to the police amid calls for MPs to have bodyguards

A fuel station belonging to the legislator for the Keta constituency, Dzudzorli Kwame Gakpey, has been ransacked by armed robbers.

This happened on the dawn of Sunday. Media reports from Joy News claim the robbers escaped with a cash amount of 7000 cedis among other valuable items.

The attack on the legislator comes on the back of avid calls for all members of parliament to have bodyguards.

Armed robbers attack fuel station of Keta MP, get away with 7000 cedis
Armed robbers attack fuel station of Keta MP, get away with 7000 cedis (Photo source: Parliament of Ghana)
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Nii Ayi Ayitey Nii Ayi Ayitey, aka Charles Ayitey, is an experienced journalist who covered Current Affairs news for from 2015-2021. He also worked for such companies as Multimedia Group Limited, Scooper, and Face2Face Africa. Nii Ayi Ayitey holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication and Media Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism (2015). Currently, he's studying at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

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