A police officer has allegedly killed three of seven armed robbers who attempted to rob some market women at Agosa, a town between Techiman and Sunyani.
According to reports, the officer who was escorting the women from Dormaa Ahenkro to Yeji market opened fire when the seven armed robbers attempted to stop the bus they were travelling in.
The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Augustine Kingsley Oppong confirmed the news to Adom News.
He said the shootout happened Monday dawn on the Techiman-Sunyani highway.
The Brong Ahafo Police PRO said his colleague returned fire when the armed robbers started shooting, killing three on the spot.
The other four sustained gunshot wounds but managed to escape the scene.
He said they have launched a manhunt for the fugitive robbers but appealed to the public to volunteer information for their arrest.
Source: Ghana/Adom FM