Cop escorting bullion van shot dead by robbers

A policeman escorting a bullion van has been shot dead by armed robbers at Nyankomasu in the Adanse North District of the Ashanti region.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at around 10:30 am when the armed robbers wielding AK47 guns numbering about 10 attacked the bullion van which was heading from Dunkwa-On-Offin to New Edubiase.

Superintendent Fii Ochil, the Adanse North District Police Commander told Class News’ regional correspondent Elisha Adarkwah that two other occupants of the bullion van were unhurt by the bullets fired by the armed men.

He said an unspecified amount of money in the bullion van was stolen by the armed robbers.

The remains of the lance corporal stationed at Dunkwa-On -Offin, have been deposited at the morgue.

He said the police is on the heels of the armed robbers who committed the crime.


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