Information from the Central East Police Command confirms that a suspected armed robber linked to the robbery and killing of a mobile money vendor in Budumburam has been gunned down.
After receiving a tip, the police stormed the residence of the suspect, Kwame, but when he tried to escape while being held in handcuffs, they shot him.
The Police managed to arrest a second suspect after a tussle that led him to bite the hand of the officer.
Meanwhile, the Police said a third suspect is on the run.
On December 30, 2022, the robbers shot the 28-year-old Mobile Money vendor Michael Anderson at a public toilet in Buduburam.
Michael died on January 5, 2023, whilst on admission at the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital.
According to sources, the victim had gone to the public toilet to ease himself when he was attacked.
The operator of the public toilet facility was also robbed at gunpoint. According to him, the robbers stole his money, but he was not shot.
In an interview with JoyNews’ Richard Kwadwo Nyarko, the public toilet operator who is the eyewitness, explained that the robbers attacked them minutes after the mobile money vendor arrived at the scene.