Police in Walewale hunt 7 armed robbers who killed a MoMo vendor

Armed robbers in the North East Region have robbed and killed Bugri Imoria, a mobile money vendor.

The Walewale police command has launched a manhunt for at least seven thieves at Yama, a village in the West Mamprusi Municipality.

A statement issued by the police said: “The Walewale District Police Command in the North East Region launched a special anti-robbery operation to hunt down seven suspected armed robbers.

The robbery gang attacked some mobile money vendors and other shops in the village on Wednesday, November 24 and made away with an unspecified amount of money and other items.

The police said it has  intensified patrols and anti-robbery operations within the West Mamprusi Municipal area and beyond to get these armed robbers arrested and to safeguard the area.

The authorities said in a report “We want to assure the public of our resolve to weed out armed gangs in our communities to ensure socio-economic activities are carried out in a peaceful and safe society.”