Armed robbers attack passengers at Gomoa Potsin junction

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A gang of heavily armed robbers mounted roadblock on the Accra-Cape-Coast highway around Gomoa Potsin junction and robbed scores of passengers on Thursday evening.

In an interview with Accra-based Kasapa FM, some of the victims said, they were coming from Agona-Swedru to Accra and after going through Potsin Junction, they were accosted by about 18 young men.

They [passengers] were asked to hand over all their belongings, especially money and then ordered to lay on the ground while they stopped and attacked other travelers.

According to the passengers, none of the robbers sounded Ghanaian.

Gomoa Dominsase District Police Commander, DSP Paul Ankan who confirmed the incident also confirmed the unfortunate incident said the injured have been sent to the hospital for medical attention.

He said police patrols will be increased on the highway to avert similar occurrences in the future.

Source: The Ghana Report

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