Friday, 31 March

Asaman Tamfoe robbery: Four suspects busted so far

The suspects

The Police through sustained intelligence-led operation over a nine week period have arrested four armed robbery suspects who were involved in a robbery attack that led to the death of two people at Asaman Tamfoe in the Eastern Region on 27 May 2022.

The robbers, numbering seven,  attacked a gold buying company in the town, shot and killed the security man on duty and robbed the company of an unspecified amount of money. While attempting to escape,  they also shot one other person who later died.

Through ongoing investigations and intelligence, four of the gang members have been arrested so far. Suspect Moro Saado was arrested on 3rd June, 22 in Kumasi, suspect Aliu Ousmanu who shot the security man was arrested on 14th June at Akanten, near Asesewa in the Eastern Region, Elvis Kwaasie was arrested on 15th June at Asaman Tamfoe and Issaka Abdul alias Baba Liman was arrested at Sofoline, Kumasi on 2nd August, the Police said.

The Police has assured the public that the remaining three members of the gang, "can run and hide, but not forever, we will surely get them arrested to face justice."