Residents in Adansi Asokwa District in the Ashanti Region has been left terrified after a group of daredevil robbers launched a scathing attack on a GCB Bullion Van.
The robbers are believed to have trailed the car to the lone street where they attacked and shot the police officer accompanying the Van on a motorbike.
Eyewitnesses told reporters that they rushed to the scene after hearing several rounds of gunshots only to meet the lifeless remains of the police officer in a pool of blood. another security man and staff of the bank who were all in the van were brutally injured.
The van with registration number GT 543-19 had a bullet hole in its windscreen, and the windows of its back seat completely shattered. Bloodstains were also evident on the bottom of the exterior back passenger side of the van, believed to be from the second target.
Authorities are yet to identify what items were robbed in the Rambo style attack, as all the passengers have been brutally injured and are receiving treatment at the Obuasi Government Hospital.
The GCB van was not the only target; witnesses said another Hyundai car was attacked.
The driver is also reported to have sustained gunshot injuries. There is currently a heavy police presence in the area to apprehend the perpetrators.
In other news, a 23-year-old teacher is wanted for allegedly impregnating two of his students he had been assigned to teach.
According to reports, the teacher (name withheld) was involved in an amorous relationship with two of his female students resulting in pregnancy.
According to the grapevine, one of the students had already aborted a first pregnancy for the said teacher before conceiving again for him.
Throwing more light on the development, the Headmaster of the school revealed that he didn’t see the two students in school for some time which prompted him into finding out the reason why they were no longer coming to school just to be told that they were pregnant.
Reports suggest that the said teacher is currently at large and is seriously wanted by the police to assist in investigations.
By: Edwin Abanga