The police in the Greater Accra Region have killed one suspect who is said to have been involved in the robbery of a bullion van belonging to GCB Bank at Adansi Nyankomasu near Adansi Tewobabi in the Ashanti region.
Other two accomplices Jessy Osas aged 26 years, believed to be the accomplice of Blessing Stephen and one Godwin Hetor aged 26 years, a receptionist at Tonynam Guest House where the deceased and Osas were lodging were arrested.
According to the Police, Blessing Stephen, a Nigerian and a notorious armed robber who has been involved in several robbery cases was hiding at Spintex, a suburb of Accra.
The Police upon a tip-off moved to the location and upon seeing the Police, the suspect is said to have pulled a sigpro pistol loaded with four rounds of 9mm ammunition but the loaded magazine fell off from the pistol. In an attempt to pick and refix the magazine, Police fired at him and he died instantly.
It will be recalled that on January 2021, a police officer guarding a bullion van was killed by armed robbers on the Adansi Fomena road in the Ashanti Region.
The police officer, identified as Lance Corporal Martin Babah, died on the spot after he was shot by the robbers numbering about 10.
The incident is said to have happened at about 10:30 on Tuesday.
The robbers reportedly made away with an amount of GH¢500,000 which was in a bullion Van and one AK 47 assault rifle.
Source: MyNewsGh.com/ Ayeh Offei-Akoto/2021