12th June 2024


One shot dead, the taxi driver in critical condition after armed robbers shot him in the shoulder on the Subinso – Nchiraa road in the Wenchi Municipality of Bono region.

Two others sustained various degrees of injury and currently on admission at the Wenchi Methodist Hospital.

A 25 year old nurse, Erica Adufa died instantly in the robbery attack.

The taxi Opel Astra which was en route to Nchiraa from Subinso II with registration number GW 4850 X was shot on several occasions and injured 4 persons on board.

In an interview with one of the victims, Ofosu Nuamah 50 year old maison said, the incident occurred on Saturday evening between 7 and 8 pm.

According to him the robbers rushed to the middle of the road and start firing gun shots on them.

Medical director at Wenchi Methodist Hospital, Dr. Oman confirmed that the victims were brought to the facility at about 8 pm on Saturday.

One reported dead before arrival at the hospital while two others sustained major injuries, Dr. Oman said.

He further explained that, one of them who was shot in the head has referred to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi.

No arrest have been made so far.

Source: Radio West Africa- Nana Anfreh Damanta.

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