Emmanuel Afful, a gold buyer from Wassa Jumbo in the Sefwi Bekwai District was shot in his vehicle while on his way from work to his house. In the course of bolting with an unspecified amount of money and gold, the armed robbers saw Kofi Asante, now deceased, who is a neighbour to Emmanuel Afful, seated in front of his house making a phone call.
The robbers suspected he was making a phone call to raise an alarm and shot him. Both victims screamed for help which attracted some residents to the two crime scenes.
The two victims were rushed to the Green Shield at Sefwi Bekwai for medical treatment but both victims were pronounced dead on arrival.
The bodies were photographed and later deposited at Sefwi Anhwiaso Community Mortuary for preservation and autopsy.
Crime Scene experts visited the two crime scenes and found two spent shells at both scenes and kept same for ballistic analysis and further investigations
According to the police, they are doing everything possible to track down and arrest the perpetrators of that heinous crime to face the law.
“We are also requesting the public to volunteer leading information that would assist in arresting the suspected armed robbers, for a reward.” the Police said