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Koforidua: Killed Notorious Armed Robber Was On Police Wanted List

The Eastern Regional Police Command has stated that the notorious armed robber who was shot dead by a Police team dispatched from National Police Headquarters in Accra has been on Police wanted list for several armed robbery cases.

The incident occurred Monday, November 4, 2019 at Nyamebekyere near Koforidua, the Eastern Regional Capital.

Sources of information gathered by indicate that the deceased was an ex-convict but was on Police wanted list for several armed robbery cases in the country.

His face was recently captured by a CCTV camera in a house they robbed hence the trail by the Police.

The deceased according to the Police reportedly pulled a cutlass and advanced violently towards the police team in an attempt to hack them but was shot. He was immediately rushed to the hospital but reportedly pronounced dead

However, his wife who also got injured in the process is still on admission while the body of the deceased has been taken to the Police Hospital Morgue.

A Police source confirmed the incident under condition of anonymity.


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