The Ashanti Regional Police Command has said it is on a special, targeted intelligence-led manhunt for two suspected armed robbers who shot and killed a mobile money merchant at his residence at Konongo on Tuesday night, 21 December 2021.
The two suspects trailed the merchant from an ATM to his house around 9:30 pm and made away with an unspecified amount of money after shooting him.
Earlier, the police in Konongo had advised all mobile money merchants to close early as a measure against targeted armed robbery activities.
Meanwhile, two violent robbery suspects, Chisom Nsube and Ebuka Salvation, both 28 years old, were arrested through a police-public partnership at South Industrial Area, Accra, on Tuesday, 21 December 2021.
The two suspects, together with an accomplice only known as ‘Award’, who is currently on the run, robbed their victim of GHS2,300 and one Vivo mobile phone at gunpoint and knifepoint but were arrested as they made their getaway.