Two robbery and kidnap suspects have been shot and killed at Yeji by the Special Anti-robbery Officers attached to the Bono East Regional Police command.
An intelligence operation on a criminal syndicate operating in and around the Yeji enclave led the Police to shoot the suspects Ali Ruga alias Ali Muguyaro and Issaka Abubakar, alias Kuriidor
The Police explained that the deceased suspects were members of a robbery and kidnapping syndicate involved in the kidnapping of one Boma on Saturday, December 11, 2021, who was released after a ransom of GHS25, 000 was paid.
The Police Administration revealed this in a press statement issued on Monday, December 20, 2021, and signed by its Director-General, Public Affairs, ACP Kwesi Ofori.
Further, the statement explained the action was taken through an intelligence-led operation.
“Special Anti-Robbery officers attached to the Bono East Regional Police Command have shot and killed two robbery and kidnapping suspects, All Ruga alias AS Muguyaro and Issaka Abubakar alias Kuriidor, through an intelligence-led operation on a criminal syndicate at Yeji In the Bono East Region, today, Monday, December 20, 2021.”
“Intelligence gathered indicates that the two deceased suspects were members of a robbery and kidnapping syndicate operating in and around the Yeji enclave who were involved in the kidnapping of one Boma on Saturday, December 11, 2021, and released him later on after a ransom of Twenty-Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS 25,000.00) was paid.”
It was also revealed that the Anti-Armed Robbery Unit of the Ghana Police Service, on Monday, December 20, 2021, gunned down five persons to death at Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region.
Some sources allege that the armed men who were allegedly on a mission to assassinate the Chief of Gomoa Fetteh, Nana Abor Attah, were in a taxi with registration number GG 3427-21.