Two robbers arrested, one shot dead

The Police have arrested two persons in the Upper West Region for allegedly robbing and injuring two victims.

The suspects, Musdeen Issahaku and Alhassan Musah who were part of a team of four on a robbery spree on Saturday dawn, November 13, 2021, in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region, stabbed two of their victims who are responding to treatment at the hospital.

Another suspect, Osman Seidu while attacking some residents at Poyentanga with a weapon was shot dead.

A statement signed and issued I Accra by the Director-General, Public Affairs of the Ghana Police, ACOP Kwesi Ofori, said there is a manhunt for the fourth suspect who escaped arrest and therefore appealed to residents in the Wa West District and its environs “to be on the lookout and report any badly wounded person for Police action”.

Suspect Musdeen Issahaku, according to the Police, is an ex-convict who is standing trial in another armed robbery case at Wa Circuit Court, where he is on court bail.

Having succeeded in their operations, the Police have commended residents of Poyentanga and Samanbo for collaborating with them to arrest the suspects.

“Indeed, Police-community partnership is the master key for crime-fighting and we continue to urge the public to work with the Police in this regard”, the statement concluded.

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