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Crime & Punishment of Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Source: 3 News

Armed robbers kill security man, bolt with cash in a fuel station attack

A security man at a fuel station at Kojokrom in the Sekodi-Takoradi metropolis has been killed by some unknown assailant in a robbery operation that has left residents of the community in fear.

The attackers fled with an undisclosed amount at the Frimps Fuel Station after the operation that happened at around 3:00am Sunday, the Police at Kojokrom confirmed to

The robbers, who the Police say are about three in number, wielded cutlasses and cudgels.

They first attacked one of the attendants and collected his sales [an undisclosed amount] before turning to the 64-year-old security man whose name has been given as Joseph Donkoh.

“They beat him mercilessly with cudgels till he died”, a traumatized attendant recounted.

The body of the deceased has since been deposited at the Effia Nkwanta Hospital Morgue while the police continue with their investigation.

No arrest has been made.