In Ashanti Region Police kill two notorious robbers; over 50 to be arraigned before court

The deceased 50 Cent and Lumba are said to have led recent robberies in the metropolis leading to the death of their victims after robbing them of their money and properties.

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The Ashanti Regional Police Command on Tuesday, August 16, gunned down two of Kumasi most wanted armed robbers at their hideout within the metropolis.

The deceased 50 Cent and Lumba are said to have led recent robberies in the metropolis leading to the death of their victims after robbing them of their money and properties.

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Lumba who was arrested on Monday, August 15, blew the cover of his leader of their gang 50 Cent who was shot dead after opening fire at an undercover police officer but missed him in the process causing the officer to return fire leading to his death.

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Addressing the press on Tuesday, August 16, the Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander ACP Ampofo Duku said the police have been trailing the two robbers, Emmanuel Nyamekye and Kojo Asare, a.k.a, ‘50 Cent’ and ‘Lumba respectively,’ for some time now.

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According to him, the two were part of a five-man gang who robbed some taxi drivers at the Asuoyeboah SSNIT flats and guests at the Rees hotel both in Kumasi.

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Speaking in an interview with Pulse News, the Public Relations Officer for the Ashanti Regional Police Command ASP Mohammed Tanko revealed that the two suspected robbers who have been on their wanted list were killed after been shot by a policeman.

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Meanwhile, 50 suspected armed robbers were paraded at the Central police station with several robbery charges and would be arraigned before the court after investigations.

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34 other suspects were also in a swoop and would be screened in the process of investigations.

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He added that the innocent persons will granted a police bail after they have been found innocent of any crime.

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