Ningo Prampram lawmaker, Samuel Nartey George has narrated how he and some of his colleague Minority Members of Parliament escaped deadly highway robbery attack on Wednesday November 24.
According to him, the incident occurred when they were travelling to Sampa on the invitation of the Omanhene.
The robbers who took advantage of the cover of darkness, held several commuters and passengers hostage and robbed their victims.
“We were on our way to Sampa and around Mankraso, we run into highway robbers who had blocked the road and were robbing.
Ningo-Prampram MP, Samuel Nartey George, Ho West MP Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah and South Dayi MP Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor were on their way to an official engagement, chanced on the robbery.
The sound of the engines from the powerful vehicles were not enough to dispel the robbers who opened fire on the MPs.
The security detail of the lawmakers sensing danger also returned fire.
The robbers sensing the superior gunfire from the opposite end, fled the crime scene using the forest cover as their exits.
Ningo-Prampram MP Sam George took to social media to offer praises to God for coming through for him and his colleagues and asked for the police to be offered all the needed support to fight the armed robbery menace especially as Christmas approaches.
By Courage Komla Klutse|3news.com|Ghana