It was a daylight armed robbery incident that did not last more than two minutes on Wednesday afternoon at Adabraka Official Town in Accra, in between Nobles Spot and the popular Aponkye Spot in the area.

Eyewitnesses stood motionless, could not intervene because the robbers had pulled out a black pistol, and did not even call the police to lodge a complaint after the incident.

The robbery victim was left alone to count his losses on the scene, before he also left the scene after the robbers, had sped off on a black motorcycle with their booty, which was a substantial amount of cash wrapped in a polythene bag.

The incident happened at about 2:30 pm on Wednesday [Aug 23, 2023] according to some eyewitnesses who briefed Graphic Online.

The incident happened on the side of the black vehicle in this picture. PICTURE BY ENOCH DARFAH FRIMPONG
What happened?

In less than two minutes the daylight robbery incident was over and the robbers made away with a substantial amount of money, fleeing the scene on a black motorcycle, they used for the operation.

The victim was also using a red motorcycle.

It happened on the Brewery Loop that links the Official Street at Adabraka Official Town.

Eyewitnesses told Graphic Online that, the two suspects, covering their faces with helmets and wearing black jackets crossed the victim with their black motorcycle on the loop from the opposite side.

They used the motorcycle to block the victim from moving ahead and managed to coerce him to stop.

When he did, the pillion rider reportedly pulled out a black pistol and pointed it at the victim.

They asked him to open and empty a backpack he was carrying, and when he did, they collected a substantial amount of money, which was wrapped in a polythene bag.

They searched the bag and found GH¢400, made up of two separate GH¢200 notes in the bag, they collected that one as well and sped off.

The incident shocked the eyewitnesses who said they were scared to intervene.

The victim after the incident also got onto his motorcycle and left the scene.


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