The Tema Regional Police Command has shot and killed two suspected armed robbers who were part of a criminal gang of 10 who attempted to break into UT Logistics Bonded Warehouse at Valco Roundabout in Tema, can report.

The police also succeeded in arresting two of the criminals but the rest managed to escape.

Briefing journalists, the Tema Regional Police Public Relations Officer DSP Joseph Benefo Darkwah said the Command received information at about 12:30 am on Monday that UT Logistics Bonded Warehouse had been besieged by robbers.

He said the command quickly dispatched police officers to the scene.

“On sighting the Police, the robbers who were ten in number engaged Police in exchange of fire. In the process, two of the robbers were wounded and two others, Yaw Lagekpo,47 years and Boking Godwin,45 years were arrested while the rest managed to escape,” he narrated.

The two wounded robbers were rushed to the Police Hospital for treatment but they were pronounced dead on arrival.

Two security guards who were at the premises and were tied up by the robbers were rescued by Police.

The bodies of deceased have been deposited at the Police Hospital Morgue for preservation and autopsy.

Meanwhile, the two suspects are assisting in police with the investigation.


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