A robbery attack on a bullion van has left one dead and a policeman injured after armed robber attacked them in broad day on the Manso–Kumasi road in the Ashanti Region.
According to sources, a four-member team was on board a Toyota Hilux bullion van with registration number GE 3978 – 20 driven by one Antwi Boasiako of Agate Mabot, a private security firm on an escort from Manso-Asaman to various banks in Kumasi.
On reaching a section of the road near Manso-Mem junction, the team was attacked by masked men numbering about seven with four of them wielding AK 47 assault rifles, the report read.
It continued that the robbers and the police started exchanging gun shots but they (robbers) managed to bolt away with an unspecified amount of money concealed in two huge boxes as they seized two AK 47 assault rifles which contained about 30 rounds of ammunition from the on-duty officers.
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