Few hours after the attack on bullion van that killed a police officer and one onlooker on Monday June 14, Ghana police released a statement where the Inspector General of Police, IGP also warn banks. In the statement, the IGP warn banks to secure armoured bullion vans or they quit escorting their cash.
‘The IGP is also reminding the Association of Bankers to provide fortified armoured vehicles for carting currencies by the close of June 2021as earlier agreed between them and the police service, lest the police withdraws its officers for escort duties” Ghana police said.
The armed robbers on motorbikes attacked the bullion van, around 11:00am to 1:00pm and started shooting sporadically.
Here’s a statement from Ghana police in regards to the tragic incident
Most Ghanaians are in fear on carrying out their daily activities after multiple attacks in the country in recent times. People have blamed it on high level of unemployment.
Take care of yourself when you’re out there. Be vigilant and conscious