Armed robbers shoot MoMo vendor at Gomoa Akotsi; bolt with GH₵30k

A 31-year-old Mobile Money vendor, Ebenezer Amoaquandoh, is battling for his life after two armed men on a motorbike attacked and shot him at Gomoa Akotsi in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region.

The robbers also made away with an amount of GH¢30,000.

Citi News‘ Central Regional Correspondent, Calvis Tetteh narrated that the incident happened on Tuesday around 9:00 pm at the Gomoa Akotsi Lorry station moments after the vendor closed his shop and was about to set off to his house.

Amoaquandoh said the unknown assailants who were on a motorbike first fired a warning shot and asked him to hand over the bag containing the money.

Ebenezer said one of the armed men with a pump action gun shot his left thigh, while the other hit him in the head with sharp objects after he refused to hand over the money.

Ebenezer who is currently receiving treatment at the Winneba Trauma and Specialist hospital told Citi News that the robbers managed to take away the bag containing the said amount.

Meanwhile, the Gomoa Ojobi District Police Command has begun investigations into the matter and urged residents to report suspected persons to the police for onward action.