A 21-calendar year-previous suspected armed robber has been wounded in a shootout with police officers on escort responsibility at Gbongbonduri in close proximity to Tuna in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District of the Savannah Region.
3 some others, who are explained to be herdsmen are at present on the operate and are becoming pursued by the regional police command.
In a phone job interview with JoyNews, ASP Degraft Armah Adjei of the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba Divisional Command mentioned, assaults on non-public and commercial autos by armed robbers have been rampant in the place.
This he mentioned has been offering his men sleepless evenings.
He explained measures ended up subsequently place in area to protect motorists and other industrial motorists, which led to the attacks shifting to operators of cargo vehicles.
He mentioned luck eluded the armed robbers when staff escorting a cargo truck from Tuna to Sawla, encountered the four suspected armed robbers who opened fireplace on them close to the outskirts of Gbongbonduri.
“The police also returned fireplace and Yakubu Musah who is a resident of Tuna was shot.
“His right thigh obtained hurt and he is presently on admission at the Sawla Medical center under police guard. His solitary-barreled gun was also retrieved,” he stated.
ASP Degraft Armah Adjei assured motorists of their basic safety saying they are all set to weed out criminals from the spot.