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Police detain 3 over robbery at UENR

The Ghana Police Service has apprehended three suspects linked to a robbery targeting students and lecturers of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR).

The incident occurred on the Odomase-Badu road in the Sunyani West Municipality around 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 16, 2024.

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According to a reliable source at the Bono Regional Police Command speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA), the arrests were made based on police intelligence, with investigations ongoing.

Police recovered multiple mobile phones and other valuables from the suspects, who were apprehended at their hideouts.

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During the robbery, which took place as the victims returned from a field trip, the suspects attacked and robbed them. Police highway patrol teams intervened, leading to the arrest of one person.

Tragically, a student named Abdul Aziz Issah lost his life during the attack. Six other students sustained minor injuries and have since received medical treatment and been discharged.

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