Suspected Notorious Armed Robber Gunned To Death By Police.
A suspected armed robber shot dead by the Ashanti Regional Division of Ghana Police Service. According to the Ashanti Regional Police Service, the suspect named Iddrisu Adams popularly known as Koomi was arrested on June 22,2021 and was shot dead on June 23, 2021 when he tried to escape from police custody. The incident happened when the suspect was leading the police to a hide- out of his accomplices.
A statement issued by the Ghana Police Service stated,
“A suspected notorious armed robber, Iddrisu Adams alias Koomi, who was arrested by the Ashanti Regional Police Command in connection with series of robberies has been shot by Police in a bid to stop him from escaping lawful custody. The suspect was on the wanted list of the command and was arrested on 22nd June, 2021 through special police operation. On 23rd June 2021, he was being escorted to places named by him as hide-outs of his accomplices when he attempted to escape and the police responded swiftly by shooting him. Suspect was taken to the St. Martins Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police is on the lookout for his accomplices who are advised to surrender by reporting to the nearest Police Station. Police also assures the public of our commitment to prevent and fight crime and therefore calls on the public for cooperation.”