Taxi Driver, 4 Passengers Shot In A Robbery Attack

A taxi driver is in a critical condition after armed robbers shot him on the Subinso  – Nchiraa road in the Wenchi Municipality.

Two persons have sustained various degree of injuries and currently on admission at the Wenchi Methodist Hospital.

A 25 year old nurse, Erica Adufa died instantly in the robbery attack.

The taxi Opel Astra which was en route to Nchiraa from Subinso II with registration number GW 4850 X  was attack by the armed robbers.

In an interview with Ofosu Nuamah, a victim who’s aged 50 years and  maison said, the incident occurred on Saturday evening between 7 and 8 pm.

According to him the robbers rushed to the middle of the road and started firing gun shots at them.

He explained to Radio West Africa’s Nana Anfreh Damanta.

Medical director at Wenchi Methodist Hospital, Dr. Oman confirmed that the victims were brought to the facility at about 8 pm on Saturday.

They were four, one was in a critical condition, one reported dead before arrival at the hospital while two people have been serious injuries, Dr. Oman said.

He further explained that the one in a critical condition has been referred to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi.

No arrest has been made so far as the police are yet to comment on the incident.

ideasghonline will conduct further investigation from the Wenchi Police to bring further update on this case.

Source: Radio West Africa/ Nana Anfreh Damanta.

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