The Bono East Regional Police Command has shot de@d two (2) robbery and kidnapping suspects at Yeji on Monday, December 20, 2021.
Special Anti-Robbery officers through an intelligence-led operation on criminal syndicate at Yeji shot and k!lled the two suspects identified as Ali Ruga alias Ali Mugayaro and Issaka Abubakar aka Kurlidor.
A statement released by the police disclosed that the deceased suspects were members of a robbery and kidnapping syndicate operating in and around Yeji enclave who were involved in in the kidnapping of one Boma on Saturday, December 11, 2021, and released him later on after a ransom of Twenty-Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (Gh¢25,000) was paid.
The release added that the same syndicate kidnapped one Alhaji Juuli about two months ago and released him after a ransom of Sixty Thousand Ghana Cedis (Gh¢60,000) was paid.
The police retrieved a single barrel shotgun with five ‘BB’ cartridges, three mobile phones and a talisman after a search at their hideout at Konkoba, a suburb of Yeju.
Read the full statement below;