Armed Robbers Shoot One Dead, Three injured At Assin Ewisem
Residents of the Assin Awisam have been thrown into a state of fear after armed robbers shot dead a driver and injured three passengers too while making away with an unspecified amount of money too on the Assin Awisam Dunkwa stretch in Central Region. The robbery attack occurred when the traders were travelling towards Offin
Dunkwa after the day’s market on the Sunday January 9, 2022, around 6 PM. The armed robbers shot the wind screen of vehicle with the registration number WR.1377-Y at the driver side killing the driver instantly and leaving three in critical condition. The robbers numbering about seven are also said to have taken away monies, mobile
phones from the passengers. The Assembly member of the area, Hon. Ayuba Andoh attributed the situation to the bad nature of the road as armed robbers usually fire gunshots and pounce on innocent traders when cars are in slow motion. Some of the residents also revealed that this is the second robbery attack within one week
claiming money amounting to ¢30,000 was made away in the previous incident. They have consequently called on the police to intensify patrols in the area. The Body of the driver has been deposited at the Dunkwa On Offin Hospital Mortuary while those injured are also receiving treatment at the same hospital too. The Assin Awisam police have commenced investigations into the attack.
Nature of the road making it conducive for the robbers to attack the travellers.