One shot in highway robbery on Kukurantumi road

[GHANACRIMES.COM] — One person has been reported shot during a highway robbery that occurred on the Koforidua-Kukurantumi road during the early hours of today, May 24, 2021.

Roadblocks were reportedly mounted by the robbers on the stretch of the road where the police usually conduct their checks on vehicles. A victim reports that the robbers made away with about GHC 50,000 and some personal effects including mobile phones.

The passenger who was shot is receiving medical attention at a hospital in Koforidua.

It is believed these highway robbers are same gang behind the recent attacks on residents within the Abuakwa North Municipality.