E/R: Robbers ambush GCB bullion van, one killed

Armed robbers on Monday attacked a Ghana Commercial Bank bullion van at Maame Krobo in the Affram Plains South district of the Eastern region, killing the driver of the van, has gathered.

Also, a police officer escorting the van, according to Starr News’ Eastern regional correspondent Kojo Ansah, was shot and is now receiving treatment at Donkokrom Hospital.

The heinous incident reportedly occurred on Monday morning at about 10:30am. The Police are yet to make any arrest as the robbers fled into the bush, Affram Plains district commander Superintendent Obeng Dompreh told

He said the robbers could not succeed with their operation as a result of a gun battle with the police officer on board.

The deceaced driver and the shot police officer have been identified as David Sarpong and Frederick Adei respectively.

Source: Ghana/

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