- A robber at Awudome Cemetery has been shot by the police
- The robber, together with his accomplice stabbed a passer-by
- An amount of 250 cedis and a phone was stolen from the passer-by
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Police officials at the Kaneshie municipality have shot dead an armed robber at the Awudome Cemetery.
The robber is said to have stabbed and robbed a passer-by robbing him of this phone and cash of 250 cedis.
A police report recounting the incident shows the victim running to the nearby police post for assistance but there was no trace of them after the police combed nearby bushes.
The robbers strategized and laid ambush until they resurfaced from the cemetery again in an attempt to rob another target.
“One of the robbers believed to be in his early 20s was shot but the other managed to escape. He was rushed to the police hospital for treatment but was pronounced dead. Body deposited at mortuary for identification and autopsy,” the police revealed.
In other news
Parents of the four Takoradi girls who were kidnapped and subsequently murdered according to a police report have spoken after a brutal sentence was made against the perpetrators at the Sekondi High Court.
As YEN.com.gh earlier reported, the two Nigerians, Samuel Udoetuk Wills, and John Oji were found guilty of the crimes of kidnapping and subsequently killing the four Takoradi girls.
For that reason, they were sentenced to death by hanging in the court ruling that was held on March 5, 2021.
The two criminals have been given 30 days within which they can appeal the sentence that has been slapped on them.
In other news, Madam Elizabeth Asantewaa, an aged Ghanaian woman who was sent to launch a bomb attack on Ghana's first president without her knowing is currently in pain.
This came out in an interview with Crime Check Foundation sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official YouTube channel of the charity organization.
According to the woman, the incident happened on March 6, 1964, when at the age of 13, she was given the honour of presenting a bouquet to Dr. Kwame Nkrumah at the Independence Square.
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