The Ghana Police Service in Wa has confirmed shooting to death an armed robber who attempted to rob a number of vehicles at Sawla in the Savannah Region.
Narrating the incident, police officials said that the man who was about 23 years sprung out of a nearby bush yielding a locally manufactured gun and stopped a Hyundai bus with registration number AE 6036-12.
Unfortunately for the armed robber, the vehicle was being driven by a Police Officer identified as Mahama Ahmed who was escorting a number of vehicles from Axil base at Sawla to Wa.
The armed robber was shot dead by the police officer when he started robbing passengers of their belongings in the bus.
“he was fired, fell unconscious, and was rushed to the Wa Municipal Hospital but was pronounced dead,” police admitted in a statement.
The body of the deceased has been deposited at the morgue pending identification.