State of Terror Armed robbers attack 3 houses in Koforidua

ASP Ebenezer Tetteh revealed that the armed robbers carried out their operations on foot.

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Residents in the New Juabeng District in Koforidua are living under terror and panic as 3 separate armed robbery incidents happened in their vicinity yesterday.

The robbers, made up of a group of four men, maimed and tortured their victims before robbing them of their possessions.

Narrating the incident, the Eastern Regional Police PRO, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh gave a vivid description of how the separate incidents happened.

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“On 27th February at 12:45am, Patrol Team Papa 11 received a distress call to the effect that armed robbers have attacked a house at Okorase. Patrol Teams Papa 11, Papa 15 and Papa 10 moved to the area simultaneously. Patrol Team Papa 11 arrived at State Housing Bungalow No. 25 and met victims Ernest Donkor Attiklo age 34 and his wife Joana Opoku age 28", he said.

"It was detected that the robbers numbering four who have covered their mouths with ‘bandana’ and wielded a small black metallic pistol, cutlasses, knife etc broke the main door with a cement block and tied up victim Joana with net sponge, held hostage victim Ernest Donkor and made away the following items; 40 inches flat screen Akai TV, HP laptop, four mobile phones, 4 GB pen drive, wedding ring of victim Ernest Donkor, and cash the sum of GHS 170.00", he added.

ASP Ebenezer Tetteh added, “the robbers also attacked victim Gifty Asante age 30 of the same house by breaking her main door with a cement block and made away with an Acer laptop, mobile phones and cash the sum of GHc 215.00”.

He also indicated that similar incidents took place at Peace Hill SHS at Okorase and at the Melanic Clinic area.

ASP Ebenezer Tetteh revealed that the armed robbers carried out their operations on foot.

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