Robbers take personal belongings of Asante Kotoko accident victims

Robbers take personal belongings of Asante Kotoko accident victims

-Thieves have taken property from Asante Kotoko bus

-Personal belongings worth thousands of cedis and undisclosed amount of cash are missing

-The accident which occurred on Wednesday, July 12, left one dead

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Some individuals believed to be criminals have made away with properties and undisclosed cash from the crash site involving the Asante Kotoko Team bus.

Double Agony: Robbers take personal belongings of kotoko accident victims

Speaking to Fiifi Banson on Accra-based Kasapa FM a reporter from Nkawkaw-based Agoo FM confirmed the theft incident.

Some members of the team confirmed that the thieves had taken their phones, laptops and money from their bags.

READ ALSO: Akufo-Addo sends his goodwill wishes to Asante Kotoko after accident

The rescue efforts was a joint effort by the Ghana National Fire Service and some onlookers who witnessed the incident. Some other people joined in later to speed up the rescue efforts.

It is believed that the thieves were among the rescuers who went to help the occupants of the Asante Kotoko Team Bus. The accident occurred at Nantia which is some 300 meters away from the main Nkawkaw bypass road.

The injured occupants of the bus were first admitted at the Holy Family Hospital in Nkawkaw and some were later transferred to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi.

READ ALSO: Asamoah Gyan expresses his support after Kotoko accident

The accident was caused when the team bus run into a Kia Rhino truck which was loaded with was is believed to be fertilizer.

Some of the players including the team’s captain, Baba Mahama suffered various degrees of injuries due to the accident. Reports emanating after the incident have confirmed one official, the team’s equipment officer dead.

Many Ghanaians have shown their support and solidarity to the team.

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