Police in Kibi have arrested two people who allegedly attacked tomato traders on board KIA Rhino Truck with registration No. GC 328-11, which was loaded with tomatoes and travelling from Akyem Begoro in the Eastern Region to Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region.
The suspects, Haruna Amadu aged 25 and Joseph Nyira aged 25, attacked the traders at about 0400 hours of 6th June, 2021 at Bunso Site 2 on the Bunso-Osiem Highway, also in the Eastern Region, a statement issued by the police said.
They robbed the five female traders of their monies and bags at gunpoint. One of them also shot one of the traders called Victoria in the head, killing her as a result, the statement added.
The suspects fled into the bush after the operation but Police upon learning of the incident, pursued them in the bush and arrested suspects with support of community members.
Items retrieved from the suspects include two unregistered single barrel shot guns, a machete, bags, voter ID Cards and assorted mobile sim cards some of which belonged to the victims. Suspects and exhibits are in the custody of the Police, pending processing for Court.