Some of the weapons and other objects retrieved from the suspected robbers
The Accra Regional Police Command has gunned down two robbers who have been on the law enforcement required record for between two and three many years at Oyibi, in the Greater Accra Area.
That was just after the suspects allegedly engaged in an exchange of gunshots with a police patrol group that was pursuing them.
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The suspects, recognized as Ali Abass alias Ali Hero and Charles Donkor alias Killer Manager, are claimed to be section of a gang of robbers explained by the law enforcement as infamous, who operate in just the Tema and Accra metropolitan locations.
Products suspected to be applied for their functions which were being observed on them incorporated a few SMG Mark rifles, G3 219 millimetre ammunition, two maul hammers, 47 rounds of AK 47 ammunitions, six G3 ammunition, a pair of handcuffs, two axes and a confront mask.
Briefing journalists in Accra, the Accra Regional Law enforcement Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Law enforcement (DCOP) Mr Frederick Adu Anim, said on January 19, 2020, the command’s Intelligence Device acquired information about a theft gang that was arranging to embark on a robbery expedition in the Oyibi and Apollonia spots.
Right away, he reported, a crew of policemen acting on the data went to Oyibi on surveillance and they intercepted a eco-friendly Nissan Hard entire body decide-up with registration range GT 6018-19 with the robbers on board near to the Oyibi checkpoint.
He stated when the driver of the motor vehicle was signalled to prevent, he refused and sped off compelling the police group to go after the car or truck but when they were closing up on the auto, the occupants started firing at the police leading to a shoot-out.
The driver of the motor vehicle, Charles Donkor, sustained gunshot wounds while his accomplices fled but Donkor was pronounced dead on arrival at the Law enforcement Medical center in Accra.
Afterwards, the law enforcement picked intelligence that led them to the hideout of the other accomplices at a spot near a block manufacturing facility at Bawaleshie near Dodowa.
The suspects allegedly engaged the police in an trade of fireplace foremost to the loss of life of Ali while the some others escaped.
DCOP Anim stated Ali experienced been declared wished by the command for being part of a gang that robbed and raped a resident at a locale close to Trassaco past yr.
He was also section of a gang which attempted to rob a residence at Anyaa on October 7, 2019, exactly where a person of them, determined only as CJ, was shot and killed by the victim.
The gang is also stated to have been included in a robbery at a quarry at Kasoa in June, 2019, where they shot a policeman who also shot and killed two of the gang associates.
Other crimes they are said to have been associated in consist of the Royal Motors theft, Ashaiman Filling Station robbery and Kwabenya jail break.