- The Western Region Police on Wednesday placed a bounty on the killers of the Ghanaian based in Switzerland
- He was returning from the bank with his wife in their private vehicle when armed men approached and shot him
- They made away with the undisclosed money he withdrew from the bank
Police on Wednesday shot dead one person connected to the daylight robbery at Amanful, a suburb of Takoradi in the Western Region that led to the death of a 61-year-old Ghanaian based in Switzerland.
Charles Kwakye was shot by six armed men in the presence of his wife, Monica Nda, leading to his death.
The couple who went to the bank to withdraw some money were trailed by the robbers after leaving the bank premises in their private car.
They encountered the men upon reaching Amanful East, two on motorbikes who demanded that they handed over the cash, shooting the 61-year-old in the process.
On the day a GHC10.000 bounty was placed on the killers of Kwakye, a team from the Western Regional Criminal Investigations and SWAT officers from the Accra Regional Command conducted a night swoop in search of the suspects.
One person suspected to be connected to the robbery was shot dead and another was arrested.
The CID and the SWAT team closed in on the suspects at Elmina on the Cape Coast-Takoradi road, Citinewsroom reported citing a police communique.
There was a shootout during the arrest leading to the death of one of the suspects, Shankiki, 30 after he was gunned down.
Another one identified as Inusah Fuseini, 25, was arrested at the robbers’ hideout while two managed to escape on a motorbike.
Shankiki’s body was conveyed to the police hospital morgue for preservation and autopsy.
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