Two armed robbers have been shot dead by the police after a shootout over the weekend.
According to the police, the shootout followed its intelligence operations regarding the attack and robbery on a woman at Caprice in Accra on Friday, December 9.
“Sustained police intelligence operations since 9th December 2022, took the fight to the robbery gang at their hideout (name of location withheld for now),” the police said in a press release on Sunday, December 11.
“The robbers engaged the police in a shoot-out and in the process two were shot dead and one was arrested.
“One police officer sustained gunshot injury to his thigh and is receiving medical attention.”
The statement said the rest of the gang are being pursued.