Five suspected armed robbers have been shot dead in a gun battle with Ghana Police Anti Robbery Unit.
The shoot to kill operation by the Ghana Police took place when a tip-off was given to them about 15 armed robbers planning for an operation within the Capital.
Accra Regional Police Commander DCOP, George Alex Mensah explaining to Journalist said;
“This Thursday dawn the Accra Regional Police Intelligent Team acted upon an information that a group of armed robbers numbering about 15 had planned to embark on several robberies within Accra and Kasoa…
…But Police strategize comprehensively to thwart this agenda and mounted surveillance on the suspects who were on board two saloon vehicles and a bus”.
According to DCOP Mensah, those robbers who escaped sustained severe injuries.
However, those who died were identified as ‘Baby-jet’ (not Asamoah Gyan), Habib Pah, Birdman.