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Armed robbers kill man at Takoradi Market Circle

Information gathered by is that there has been a robbery attack by two armed men on a husband and wife at Amanful, around the Market Circle area in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis on Monday afternoon, April 12, 2021.

The two victims according to eyewitnesses have just withdrawn money from the bank and the robbers, using an unregistered Royal motorbike followed them to the Amanful area, near the Anaji taxi station and attacked them and collected the money.

“The robbers attacked the couples and started assaulting the woman who had the cash in hand. We heard some shouting and wondered what was happening. We initially thought it was a normal husband and a wife scuffle till we heard multiple gunshots. The wife was being assaulted with a gun which they struck her face multiple times till she was unconscious and the man who wanted to fight back for the money was shot two times in the chest” an eye witness narrated.

The robbers who were on a motorbike were wearing black jackets and black jeans with caps on gave warning shots in the air to scare people off from coming to the scene.

According to reports, the victims were taken by one of the taxi drivers at the Anaji taxi station to the Takoradi hospital to receive treatment but the husband died and could not survive the gunshot wounds.

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