Brong Ahafo Police searches for two suspected armed robbers

Ghana PoliceThe Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Command is searching for two suspected armed robbers who allegedly attacked and robbed the manager of DAD Micro Finance Company in Sunyani.

The robbers attacked the manager, Mr Mark Augustine, at gun point and robbed him of his vehicle, mobile phone and some documents at Berlin-Top, a suburb of Sunyani.

Briefing the media in Sunyani on Tuesday, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Robert Ayalingo, Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Commander, said the victim was attacked on Friday, May 17, this year when returning home in the night.

He said when the victim arrived at the entrance to his house the suspects emerged from a nearby bush armed with a gun and jumped into the vehicle, bundled him to the back seat and drove off to the Sunyani cemetery, left him there and went away with the vehicle towards the Sunyani-Berekum road.

DCOP Ayalingo said the victim walked home and narrated his ordeal to his family.

He said the matter was reported to the police and messages sent throughout the country to track the vehicle.

In another development, a Fiapre Circuit Court has sentenced a 29 year-old driver to five years imprisonment for stealing a Ford Explorer belonging to a Missionary at Odumasi near Sunyani.

The accused Bismark Frimpong pleaded guilty at the court presided over by Mr Benjamin Osei Yaw and was sentenced on his own plea.

The prosecution’s case was that on the evening of Monday, April 29, this year, the Missionary Chester Williams, in-charge of ICAM clinic, parked the vehicle in front of the church.

The prosecution said the complainant left the key in the ignition and forgot to lock the vehicle and the accused sneaked into it and drove off towards Kumasi but luck eluded him when the vehicle run out of diesel.

He parked the vehicle along the road in the night to look for fuel but was arrested and after investigations charged with the offence.

Source: GNA

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