Yilo Krobo has once again fallen victim to a harrowing armed robbery attack involving a notorious robbery gang recently terrorizing businesses in the municipality.

Monday night’s robbery attack involved four assailants including a woman.

The criminals targeted the Gaso fuel Filling station and a mobile money vendor in the heart of the municipality, situated approximately 200 meters away from SP GAS filling station, where a similar robbery incident occurred in same horrifying modus oprandi on October 11, 2023 at about 7:30pm.

According to eyewitnesses, the four armed robbers, with remarkable swiftness, executed their deadly mission in less than 8 minutes amid firing of sporadic warning shots.

Armed with pump-action guns, they managed to make off with an undisclosed sum of money from Gaso Filling station, in addition to a substantial amount of Twenty Eight Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc 28,000) from the mobile money vendor.

As they attempted to escape, the robbers fired a shot that injured a pump attendant employed at Gaso Filling station, as well as two other individuals they encountered on their way.

Two of the injured victims have been hospitalized at Yolo Krobo Municipal Hospital while one other victim has been treated and discharged.

The incident highlighted a significant gap in security measures, as there were no CCTV cameras installed at the filling station to provide essential and real time information to aide police investigation.

Meanwhile, the local police in Yilo Krobo lack proper operational and patrol vehicles that would enhance their patrol capabilities on the main road and within the township.

This situation adds further challenges to their efforts to address criminal activities in the area.

Source: Kasapafmonline.com/Kojo Ansah