An intelligence-led operation in Ashanti region on Thursday has resulted in the arrest of one robbery suspect and the death of three other suspects who sustained gunshot wounds during the operation, Ghana Police announced today.
“ Following the intelligence received that an attack was being planned on a businessman at Buokrom Estate, the Regional Police Anti-robbery Taskforce personnel mounted a search and screening operation of all vehicles entering the estate, ” Police said in the statement sighted by AfrikPage.
During the search, the four suspects who were in a car attempted to fire at the police personnel who were undertaking the operation.
Police fired back injuring three of the men who later died from the gunshot wounds at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, meanwhile, one of the suspects has been arrested.
“The Police recovered from the vehicle of the suspects, a pump-action gun, one revolver pistol, one locally manufactured pistol, one dagger, two black hoods, two pairs of scissors and a quantity of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis”.