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General News of Thursday, 23 April 2020


Daylight robbery incident at Tema, 2 suspects shot dead

Lifeless body of the armed robber lying by the road play videoLifeless body of the armed robber lying by the road

Two unidentified armed robbers have been shot dead at Tema community 1 TDC junction by a policeman who engaged the robbers in a shootout on Thursday afternoon.

The incident occurred after the robbers immobilise the car tyres of the victim, a Lebanese man who had been to the bank to withdraw some money.

Meanwhile, the Lebanese victim Mr. Ali narrating the incident said the two crossed their car and tried to shoot them but the police officer following them opened fire on them adding that the incident happened within five minutes.

The incident attracted a large crowd of people from Tema Community One Sites one and four to the traffic light, while others followed to the Tema Community One Police Station to catch a glimpse of the dead robber.

Watch the video below

Read below the Police Statement