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Crime & Punishment of Tuesday, 29 September 2015


Trader shot dead in robbery attack

A trader has been shot dead by suspected robbers in the Brong Ahafo region.

The deceased, together with other traders, were attacked by the robbery gang while on their way to Sampa market in the Jaman North District.

The injured persons are currently receiving treatment at the Drobo Government Hospital.

A local reporter in an interview with Adom News said the incident occurred around 5:15 on Monday morning.

He said the traders were traveling in a truck loaded with food crops from the Jaman North District to Jaman South.

"When they got to the town, the armed robbers attacked them and shot one dead instantly and 10 others are in critical condition right now,” he said.