A suspected armed robber who was terrorizing workers of the AngloGold Ashanti Goldmine has been shot dead in Obuasi.?

The deceased known as Osman, was shot by a security man of AngloGold Ashanti, for allegedly stealing underground goldmine.?

The Obuasi Divisional Police, ACP Kofi Gyamfuor Berchie, who spoke to?Citi News?said the deceased was shot at the compound of the Ashanti Goldmine near the VRA substation.

?Two men stole some underground cables but when they were about to run away, the security guard from the Obuasi saw them and alerted the Obuasi armed security man who happens to be an army personnel.”

He further narrated that “when he [security man] confronted him [the deceased], in a bid to take the stolen cable from him, it resulted in a struggle and he [security man] had some injuries. It was during the struggle that the deceased was gunned down when he tried to run away.??

The other armed robber however escaped but the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Obuasi Government hospital.

Source-Winnifred P.Ndams/Citifm



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