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Police foil robbery, shoots suspects

The Police on Tuesday, 13th July 2021, stopped an armed robbery attack on a victim who was being trailed by two suspected armed robbers on a Royal motorbike on the Amasaman to Nsawam main road in the Greater Accra Region.

The victim who says he had suspected from his mirror view that the motorbike riders were following him felt safe to park closely to a private car.

Unknown to the victim, the private car he parked closely to was an unmarked car being used by Police to follow the pillion passenger, known as Suleman Alhassan alias MAN aged 35 for alleged involvement in series of robberies in Accra and Tema as part of surveillance on the suspect.

Suspect Suleman on seeing the police opened fire hitting the passenger side headlight of the unmarked car.

The police returned fire hitting Suspect Suleman in his face.

The rider was also shot to prevent his escape.

Items retrieved included a Bruni MOD 92 foreign pistol loaded with two live rounds and the Royal Motorbike.

The Police has urged the public to volunteer information on suspected criminals and has assured the informants of the utmost confidentiality.

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