Retired soldier guns down armed robber

By PrimeNewsGhana

A suspected armed robber, Kwabena Tetteh, 20, has been shot by a retired Soldier at Pontoase a suburb of Okorase near Koforidua in the Eastern Region.

The suspect who was in the company of two others was shot on the neck by the 70-year-old retired Soldier, Stephen Bediako when they attempted to rob him on Friday, June 22, 2018, at about 1:30 am.

The armed robbers broke to the Hall of the house and when they broke the second door in an attempt to enter into his bedroom, the old Soldier fired his garden gun and injured the suspect on the neck.

Sensing danger, the other accomplices helped their injured colleague to flee.

The Police Patrol team which arrived later at the scene together with residents in the area mounted a manhunt for the suspect in which the injured armed robber was found abandoned by his accomplices in a pool of blood at a place known as Abaase in the community

He was arrested by the Police and rushed to the Eastern Regional Hospital, Koforidua where he is currently receiving treatment under Police guard.

Information gathered indicates that the suspect is in a critical condition and has since not been able to speak.

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