Teacher killed in Walewale armed robbery attack

Teacher killed in Walewale armed robbery attack
Gifty Atingawaya



A teacher with the Ghana Education Service (GES) has been killed in an armed robbery attack at Walewale in the West Mamprusi Municipality of the North East Region.

Gifty Atingawaya was returning with her husband from Nalerigu in the West Mamprusi District when they were attacked by the criminals at Tinguri, a farming community close to Walewale.

The vehicle was being driven by the man when the suspected robbers shot into it killing the woman on the spot while two other occupants escaped unhurt.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Walewale Government Hospital while police have mounted a search for the criminals.

The Walewale-Nalerigu road is noted for series of robbery attacks that has claimed several lives.

It would be recalled that earlier this year, Joseph Migal Jinjer, a senior staff of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) was murdered by unknown assailants while traveling to his hometown

Joseph Migal Jinjer  was traveling to Bunkpurugu District when he was stopped by the hoodlums in the night who after barricading the road with pieces of wood, pulled him out of his cross country vehicle and shot him to death.

It is gathered that he was taken to the Walewale Government Hospital but pronounced dead on arrival.