NEAR ROBBERY ON BAMBOI HIGHWAY
There was a near armed robbery attack between the hours of 4-5pm on the Wa-Kumasi stretch of the road. The incident happened between Bamboi and a nearby community called Carpenter where Armed robbers nearly robbed passengers traveling in a Sanyon bus with registration number AS-4820-16 from Kumasi to Wa.
Mr. KwesiTawie, a driver in his 40’s had to pretend after the robbers asked to stop but acceralated that nearly killed the robbers where the robbers had to run for their lives. Mr. Abu Issah who was onboard the said vehicle thanked the driver for the bravery and skills he displayed and thank God for sparing their lives.
Most passengers in the bus were terrified as they were witnessing such an incident for the first time. They complained bitterly about the lack of police visibility on that stretch of the road. They also called on the district police commander in the area to boost patrols to control such crimes by these armed robbers.