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Sad:Mobile Money Vendor Reported Shot By Armed Robbers In Western Region, More Details

Armed robbery is one of the most serious and potentially dangerous crimes committed in the in Ghana today. The armed robbers in recent times have turned their focus to mobile money vendors, robbing them in broad daylight as it occurred in the western Region. Armed Men attacked Joseph Amoah whiles he was conducting his business at Ahinkofi-Krom in the western.

A robber commits this dangerous crime because he or she believes that their profit will be worth the risk. By decreasing the possible profit and increasing the risk of apprehension, potential victims can reduce their chance of becoming a target. Personal safety is always the most important consideration when planning how to react to an armed robbery.

Businesses must face the possibility of robbery on their premises realistically, and they should give security training a high priority. Employees should be trained in the latest methods of robbery prevention, which will improve their chances for safety and their ability to provide information that could help in the apprehension of the criminal. In addition, this preparation can lessen the emotional after effects of being involved in an armed robbery.

In his Narration to the media, the gentleman requested an identification card from the robbers when all of a sudden they pulled a gun on him and requested that he gives them his money. He reluctantly refuse and that led to a scuffle. They overpowered him and in fleeing with his money bag, he shouted to raise an alarm. The robbers turned and shot him on the thigh. He is currently receiving treatment at the EffiaNkwata Regional hospital.

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Joseph Amoah


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