Armed Robbers Kill Lawyer On Bole-Bamboi Highway
The Police in Banda Nkwanta in the Savannah Region are on manhunt for three armed robbers who also shot dead a lawyer travelling from the Accra to Jirapa. Reports say upon reaching a section of the road between the Banda Nkwanta and Nuoyiri on the Bole Bamboi highway, the robbers emerged from the near-by bush and signalled
the vehicle in which the lawyer and his relatives were all travelling to stop. One of the armed robbers immediately shot dead the driver of the vehicle, Richard Badombia, who is also a lawyer with the LARTEY, BADOMBIA & CO. ASSOCIATES, located opposite the ROXY CINEMA at the Adabraka, Accra. The robbers had asked whether the
passengers on board were police officers. After shooting the lawyer, they tried to open the doors of the vehicle as the car had veered off the road and hit a tree. But a bull dog in the car barked at them and they bolted. A report was then immediately filed at the nearest police station, Banda Nkwanta Police Station. According to the police,
upon reaching the scene, deceased Richard Badombia was behind the steering wheel with pellet wounds spread over his left cheek. The body was removed and has also been deposited at the Wenchi Methodist Hospital for the preservation awaiting autopsy. Investigations have since begun as the community members and informants have been put on high alert.