Five Armed Robbers Arrested For Bullion Van Attack, Killing A Police Officer
The Ashanti Regional Police Command, has arrested five 5 suspected armed robbers in connection with the robbery of a bullion van from Dunkwa On Offin branch to the New Edubiase road Branch of the GCB bank in the Ashanti Region. It will be recalled that in January 2021, armed robbers attacked the GCB Bank Bullion Van and killed one police officer Constable Baba Martin between
Obuasi and the Asokwa Junction at the outskirts of the Adansi Nyankumaso Community in the Ashanti Region where about GHS 500,000 was taken away by armed robbers. The arrested suspected robbers are Bismark Owusu Ansah alias Obese 29, Azuma Titus 23yrs, Kofi Mathew alias Wiser 24 years, Kwadwo Agyapong alias Labista 30 and Martin Tei alias Kwadwo Darko 26. The
Ashanti Regional Police Commander COP Mensah Duku in a press briefing said the robbers who attacked and robbed GCB Bank Bullion Van, killed one police officer were 10 and 5 of them have been arrested by the police at their various hideouts at Techiman in the Bono East region, Kumasi and also Kasoa in the Central Region. According to COP Kwasi Mensah Duku, an amount of
GCH53,934, a Toyota corolla Saloon car, 1 tricycle and 2 motorbikes were also retrieved from the suspects after were arrested by the police at their hideouts. COP Kwasi Mensah explained that other items suspected to have been bought from the money they stole from the bullion van were all also retrieved from the armed robbers for evidential purpose adding that the five suspects during interrogation have admitted offense.