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Suspect in Takoradi robbery and murder case shot dead

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Shankiki, a 30 year old believed to be an accomplice in the Takoradi murder and robbery case, has been gunned down.

Another suspect, Inusah Fuseini is in the grips of the law for further action.

The two engaged the police in a shoot-out in their hideout in the Central Region.

DSP Olivia Awurabena Adiku, Western Regional Police PRO, told the GNA that a team of officers from the Western Regional Criminal Investigations Department (RCID) together with officers from SWAT Accra Region conducted an intelligence led operation.

She said the team, closed down on the suspects at about 20:00hours on Wednesday at Elmina, along the Cape Coast – Takoradi road.

DSP Adiku said the suspects engaged the team of officers in a shoot-out when the officers tried to arrest them.

The officers, however had an upper hand by gunning down one with two escaping on a motorbike.

She added that a blue motorbike, with Registration Number M-20 GW 6060 but the last zero (0) covered with a sticker to read GW 606 was recovered from the scene.

The body has been conveyed to the morgue for autopsy.

A search at the hideout of the suspects brought out one live and one used AK 47 ammunition, a live tortoise and a talisman.

The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis witness a daylight robbery in the Amanful township last weekend, which shocked the people affecting the peace and serenity of the Metropolis

Source: GNA

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