The Ashanti Regional Police Command on Thursday, December 2, 2021, arrested two robbers and shot one other dead at Oseikrom.
A statement by the Police on Saturday December 4 said the patrol team responded to a distress call at about 7:30 AM that a gang of robbers had attacked some miners near Oseikrom.
“While the Police were approaching , the gang opened fire on them . The Police also returned fire leading to the death of one while the rest fled the scene,” the statement said.
It added “At about noon the same day two persons , Richard Nkrumah alias Papa Yaw and Alex Appiah alias Ameley who were part of the robbery gang were arrested through intelligence-led operation.”