Mobile Money Vendor shot dead

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A mobile money vendor has been shot dead while another person is in critical condition after they were attacked by armed robbers at Ahwerewam in the Ahafo Ano South East District of the Ashanti region.

The deceased, Kwame Wiredu, 29, was shot twice in the thigh and abdomen while the other victim, Kwabena Danso was also shot in the chest.

The incident happened on Thursday, March 28, 2019 around 10pm.

Sister to the deceased, Adwoa Tiwah, told Rainbow Radio that the deceased had gone out with his hand bag which contained some undisclosed amount of money, credit cards and phone used for the mobile money to buy food right after he returned from Kumasi to load his mobile money account.

She said ,three gun wielding men took away the bag after her brother who was on motorbike had been shot.

Kwabena Danso, who saw the armed robbers and shouted was also shot in the chest immediately.

He said, the victims were all rushed to the Bechem government hospital but her brother died upon arrival.

The other victim who is in critical condition is currently receiving treatment.

Police have, however, commenced investigations into the incident.


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