A male student has been looted of GH¢5,000 at Atinka Junction in Ahodwo in the Kumasi Metropolis of the Ashanti Region.
The episode, which happened in the early evening of Wednesday, 21 October 2020, follows the theft and shooting of a Chinese man near a similar spot inside the city.
The burglars were affirmed to have rushed with the cash on a motorbike.
Portraying the occurrence to OTECNEWS, the Mobile Money merchant, whose shop the casualty had visited to execute business before the theft happened, noticed that:
“Along these lines, we were here this evening, some time back, a person moved toward us; in view of what happened yesterday [shooting and ransacking of a Chinese man], we were unable to permit the individual to remain alongside us.
“Along these lines, we advised the individual to go far a piece. He said he was from the bank, Fidelity bank, and that he’s coming to pull back cash, along these lines, he was with a polybag. We didn’t have the foggiest idea what was in it, along these lines, he said he was trusting that someone will send the cash so he pulls back the cash from me.
Thus, he was there pausing, there was a motorbike rider that passed by him and went to turn round and took the cash and left.
As indicated by the person, the person said GH¢5,000.”
The furnished looters were supposed to be in green pants like armed force tones and were situated on a motorbike that traveled toward Kaase street.
The inhabitants of the territory have communicated frustration with the police as to the security circumstance in the region, particularly after Tuesday’s occurrence including the Chinese man.
“We’re frustrated with the police. After the episode, they were here, they simply surged here and we were begging them to either send a watch group or mount a police checkpoint. However, all they said was that they can’t come and mount a checkpoint as a result of us. We were frustrated.”
The Adiebeba police order has started examinations concerning the issue.
The occurrence including the Chinese man occurred at Ahodwo in the Kumasi Metropolis as the casualty went to buy recharge card from a seller.
The four exposed assailants rode on two motorbikes to perpetrate the wrongdoing.
Portraying the episode to Elisha Adarkwah, the card merchant clarified that he just understood the men were four and on two separate motorbikes after they shot the Chinese man and hurried off.
He stated: “I came at the beginning of today and opened my shop.
“I saw Chinese men, they stopped at the opposite side, along these lines, they went across the street to come and purchase Vodafone credit from me.”
“Thus, when they came, he disclosed to me that he’s purchasing GHS100, along these lines, I assumed the acknowledgment and I was going to offer it to him and he had this little pack under his armpit.”
“I saw a specific man at the back, he took the pack from the Chinese man’s armpit, when the Chinese went to take a gander at the individual who did that, the man shot him.”
A nephew of the person in question, nonetheless, showed that the pack, which the looters carried off, didn’t contain any cash aside from archives.
The casualty has since been taken to the medical clinic however is supposed to be in basic condition.