Armed robbers have attacked two policemen, overpowered them and seized two AK 47 riffles wit 30 rounds of ammunition each leaving one seriously injured.
The cops were among passengers traveling on sprinter bus with registration no GC 644-15 with passengers onboard from Manso Kumpeses to Manso Nkwanta on Wednesday Morning, police confirmed to MyNewsGh.com.
On reaching a section of the road between Manso Ayirebikrom and Manso Nkwanta they were attacked and robbed by 8 masked armed men dressed in imitated military uniforms, all wielding Ak 47 riffles who had ambushed them.
In the ensuing gun firing the driver of the vehicle and some passenger’s sustained injuries.
Corporal Eric Nsiah and Lance Corporal Daniel Tieku of the Ashanti Regional Special Weapon And Tactics [SWAT] unit armed with 2 Ak 47 rifles with 30 rounds of ammunition each who were also onboard the sprinter from Kumpese to Nkwanta were also attacked, overpowered and their rifles were taken from them.
Lance Corporal Daniel Tieku sustained serious gunshot wound in the process.
Police revealed to MyNewsGh.com that all the victims were rushed to St Martin’s Hospital at Agroyesum and on admission responding to treatment while 27 empty Ak 47 cartridge shells which were found at the scene retained with the police for an evidential purpose.