Armed robbers reportedly attacked Green Dor and Vision Gardens restaurant last night at Akyem Kukurantumi in Abuakwa North Municipality of the Eastern Region.
The notorious robbers invaded the facility at about 8:00pm. The scene is also closer to a Goil Filling station.
Details have not been provided whether or not the robbers also attacked the filling station.
It is also not clear if they were successful in absconding with sales and other items.
“Another armed robbery case at Kukurantumi. Green Door and Vision Gardens have attacked this evening around 8. The thing is getting serious. From Osiem to Tafo and now Kukurantumi. We don’t know the criminals and their next target so we should be very careful” A witness said.
Armed robbery in the Municipality is becoming rampant. Some residents believe the robbery gang could be the same group that had operated and robbed several passengers on Akyem old Tafo to Anyinasin road for many years.
A 32-year-old man was shot dead in a fuel station robbery attack at Akyem Osiem a nearby community
One person also sustained gunshot wounds.
The Akyem Tafo District Police Crime Officer ASP Fred Kpetigo confirmed that the incident occurred on Monday, April 5, 2021, at about 7:20pm where four men armed with three pump action guns and a knife attacked Goodness Energy Filling station at Osiem.
He said, the armed men fired indiscriminately resulting in the death of one Nuhu Yashawu, 32, who was escaping from the scene.
A 71-year-old man – Padmore Ofosu, was also hit at the back by a pellet and but has been treated and discharged at the hospital.
The robbers absconded with a quantified amount being the night sales of the fuel station.
The robbers also took away a Motorola phone belonging to the night security man Adamu Zakari,30.
Police retrieved five (5) empty cartridges at the scene.