At the Awutu Senya East municipality in the Central Region, a mobile money vendor has been robbed and shot on Tuesday.
The victim Mr. Kpakpo Allotey was attacked and shot, leaving him injured in his right arm in his container shop by armed robbers who forcefully made away an undetermined amount of money.
The incident which happened in Bigman Town, a suburb of Kasoa made well-wishers rush the victim to the Winneba Trauma and Specialists Hospital. Report says that he is responding to treatment.
A Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) footage, which captured the action of three young robbers, one of them wielding a pump action gun and shooting indiscriminately, is being investigated by the police.
Nearby residents said they heard gunshots and later saw the victim being transported on a motorbike bleeding profusely.
They told the GNA that robbery incidents were becoming rampant, and appealed to the police to intensify patrols in the area.
They added that one person was recently stabbed in a similar attack in the area, while another MoMo vendor was also robbed and shot at Ojobi in the Gomoa East District, an adjoining district of the Awutu Senya East Municipality.