Police gun down two suspected robber, one on the run
Police in Tema on Thursday, April 23, engaged in a shootout with three suspected robbers on a motorbike, leading to the death of one and another injured.
According to eyewitnesses, the robbers were said to have tracked some businessmen who went to withdraw money at the Tema Metropolitan Assembly branch of Zenith Bank.
One of the businessmen said, he and his partner, a Lebanese, are importers who deal in frozen fish at the Tema Fishing Harbour.
He indicated that they went to withdraw an amount of GH¢123, 000 but bank staff sensed danger when they saw the motorbikes outside the bank so they were advised to wait for a while but when the suspected robbers failed to leave, He said the bank offered a police officer as an escort.
On their way, the suspects crossed their vehicle and tried to shoot them but the police officer opened fire on them, but one escaped while the others were gunned down.