Gun-wielding men threaten the media with death; claim they are galamseyers and not robbers as reported

Gun-wielding men threaten the media with death; claim they are galamseyers and not robbers as reported

  • The unidentified men with guns in the video that made rounds on social media have spoken out
  • They claim they only engage in galamsey and are not armed robbers as reported in the media
  • They have given the media a week to retract their report

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Some unidentified men who were accused of being robbers have come out to clear their names.

In a video posted on Instagram, the men claimed they engage in galamsey, and guide a galamsey site in the Upper West region of Ghana, and that they are not armed robbers as portrayed in media reports.

Gun-wielding motor riders curse media; claim they are galamseyers
Gun-wielding motor riders curse media; claim they are galamseyers. Photo source: screenshot
Source: Twitter

Early this week, a video made the rounds on Social media of the men wielding pistols and a pump-action.

The video was posted by a Twitter user with the username Sir Alby who was raising an alarm about the video alleging the two men were robbers who need to be handled by the police.

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In the video, one of the men was heard sending out a warning as he asked everyone to run away while pressing the trigger of the pistol.

In the new video, however, the men denied the characterization of being armed robbers saying they are innocent of said charges.

Watch the video below.

The initial video was shared after many media outlets reported the sad death of Constable Emmanuel Osei and one trader, Afia Badu, during a bullion van robbery in Accra.

This drew a lot of attention to the gun-wielding men's video because many Ghanaians raised alarm against gun use by the two gentlemen.

In other news, Kuami Eugene has set his sights on achieving the legendary status of the likes of Amakye Dede, Kojo Antwi, and Daddy Lumba.

In a new interview with KMJ of Joy Prime, he stated that he knows he will not forever be an artiste in demand but he is pretty confident of being accorded the same level of respect the aforementioned artistes enjoy.

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He said that there will be a period when he will take time off to be a family man but, "I will feel good because I will be a legend… I’m still the Rockstar I mean Ghana will never get another Kuami Eugene like how there’s no Daddy Lumba, Dada KD, Amakye Dede, and Kojo Antwi."

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