Momo merchant shot to death by armed robbers
Police in the Ashanti Region have disclosed that a mobile money merchant has been shot and killed by two suspected armed robbers at Konongo.
According to police, the yet-to-be-identified momo merchant was killed at his residence on the night of Tuesday, December 21, 2021.
The Ashanti Regional Police Command said it has since launched a special targeted intelligence-led manhunt for two suspected armed robbers.
“The two suspects trailed the deceased from an ATM to his house in the hours of 2130 and made away with an unspecified amount of money after shooting him.
“Earlier, the Police in Konongo had advised all mobile money merchants to close their businesses early as a measure against targeted armed robbery activities,” police revealed.
Attacks on mobile money merchants by armed robbers remain high in many parts of the country.