3 shot dead in gold shop robbery
A robbery gang has shot and killed people at Wassa Ntwetwena in the Wassa Amenfi East Municipality in the Western Region.
The incident occurred on Wednesday.
This was at a time the robbers, numbering about six, reportedly attacked a gold buying shop in the area and fired indiscriminately.
The victims, according to witnesses, included the gold dealer, his friend and a passerby.
The bodies have been deposited at the morgue for preservation.
Meanwhile, the Police have launched a manhunt for the robbers.
A special police team comprising investigation, intelligence and operational officers have also been deployed to beef up security in the town and surrounding communities.
The police say a special team comprising investigation, intelligence and operational officers have been deployed to beef up security in the town and surrounding communities.
“We would like to assure the public that we will surely get the robbers arrested to face justice.”
The development comes on the back of the arrest of some robbery suspects in the area on Saturday, January 28.
The four suspects were arrested by the police in a special anti-robbery operation while they were fleeing the robbery scene.