Armed robbers numbering four have attacked Goodness Energy Filling Station in Akyem Osiem in the Abuakwa North Municipality of the Eastern Region, killing one person.
ASP Fred Kpetigo, Crime Officer of Abuakwa North Police Command, confirming the sad incident said on Monday, April 5. 2021 at about 8:20pm four persons armed with three pump action guns and a knife attacked Goodness Energy Filling station at Akyem Osiem.
The armed men fired indiscriminately resulting in the death of one Nuhu Yashawu, 32, who was escaping from the scene.
A victim, Padmore Ofosu, 71, was also hit at the back by a pellet and was treated and discharged at Savior Hospital in Osiem.
The robbers took away the night sales the sum of which is not yet known plus a Motorola phone belonging to the night security man Adamu Zakari, 30.
Five empty cartridges were retrieved at the scene. The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Hawa Memorial hospital Mortuary Osiem for autopsy whilst police commences investigations. No arrest has been made at the time of filing this report.