One person has been reported dead after being shot by highway robbers at Nweneso No.1 in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti region.
On Monday, January 17, 2022, the victim, Samuel, who was riding a motorcycle, was shot when he arrived at the crime scene.
He was taken to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, but died while undergoing treatment on Wednesday, January 19, 2022.
Fatawu Seidu, the Unit Committee Chairman for Nweneso No.1, verified the incident to Class News’ Elisha Adarkwah, and said that another victim is fighting for his life in the hospital.
Mr. Seidu pointed out that this was not the first time the area has seen a highway robbery.
He pleaded with the authorities, particularly their Member of Parliament, Kofi Amankwa Manu, who also serves as the Deputy Minister of Defense, to intercede to assist prevent the robberies.