‘Pray For Us’ Highway Robbers Nabbed, 2 Dead - Police
The Police have also revealed that the masked armed robbers who entreated all their victims to pray for them after robbing them en route to Kumasi from Takoradi in the Western Region have been arrested. They said two of the said robbers were killed during the operation. One of the robbers has been apprehended and is currently in
custody, Police added. In a Facebook post, the Police assured that the full details will be communicated in due course. On Monday, the February 21, five masked armed robbers then attacked over forty Kumasi-bound passengers. A victim, Ekua, narrating the incident, said the armed men with rifles and other weapons attacked
us, made away with our monies and other belongings. All of them were wearing masks. According to her, after completing their mission, the robbers pleaded that the victims intercede on their behalf whenever they say a prayer since they robbed to make earns meet. After the robbery, they asked us to pray for them because it was
not their will to stop vehicles on the highway and rob passengers of their belongings, but the system too has compelled them to do so. The driver of the vehicle, Agya Owusu, disclosed nothing he could have done to save the situation. The stranded passengers also lodged a complaint with the Anwiankwanta Police Station.