Police at Obuasi in the Obuasi Municipality of the Ashanti Region have killed a suspected armed robber in gunfire exchanges at Kubi on Obuasi – Dunkwa highway.
According to the police, a patrol team at Fenaso Nkwanta reported that whilst on their normal patrols, they had information that robbers had attacked people on Kubi road.
They subsequently proceeded to the scene but the robbers upon seeing police entered into the bush and started exchanging fire with them.
In the process one of the robbers only identified as Iddrisu believed to be 22-years-old was shot on the left leg and rushed to Obuasi Government Hospital for treatment but died whilst receiving treatment two hours later.
The body of the deceased has since been deposited at Obuasi Government Hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
Meanwhile, a search conducted in a sack he was carrying revealed eight(8)BB and seven (7) AA cartridges, one face mask, one pack of , four wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp ,one packet of matches and assorted clothing believed to me part of his robbed booty.