Female suspected armed robber, 2 others arrested

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Three alleged armed robbers, including a woman, were detained by police after they stole a car from its driver at a cemetery on the Breman Kokoso to Amanfopong road in the Central Region.

The incident took place on Sunday, April 16, 2023, at night.

According to information acquired by Kasapa News Yaw Boagyan, the gang leader and alleged female robber Ruth Agyapong was first apprehended at her hideout before directing the police to apprehend the other suspects, Edward and William Kissi.

According to reports, she hired a Toyota Yaris with the license plate GC-6553-21. As she was haggling over the cost with the driver, the two other thieves who were hidden in the cemetery stormed out of the bushes and began firing shots.

They forced the driver out, took his mobile phones, money, tied him with a rope and sped off with the car.

A good Samaritan returning from the farm saw the driver struggling, untied him and assisted the victim to report the incident to the police and through investigation, Ruth was arrested.

Following a search in her hotel room, police retrieved one pistol, life bullets, Millitary Uniform, knife, scissors and other weapons.

The Suspect were sent to the District Police Command at Breman Asikuma for further investigation.