Robbers gun down 3 in Yendi …in 3 separate incident within 2 week

Three persons have been shot dead by unknown people believed to be armed robbers in Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region within the last two weeks.

The names of the deceased are Abdallah Ussif, Businessman, Mr Mohammed China Man, Hunter and Bawa Toyibu Fusheini, a student.

They were killed at separate location at the outskirts of Yendi town.

The incidents happened between the hours of 8pm and 12am along Tamale – Yendistretch and Yendi airstrip on theYendi -Bimbilla road.

The gunmen are said to have been operating within Yendi town and the outskirts of the town for the past months now.

The first attack of the residents by the robbers was in Guntingli a suburb of Yendi

Afa Abubakari Hussein, a resident of Yendi confirmed the killings to Ghanaian Times in a telephone interview here on Thursday.

He appealed to the security agencies in the Municipality to support the residents to fish out the criminals in the area.

“The security must do their best to team up with the residents to end the canker in the Municipality,” he stated.

Mr Sualisu Mohammed Adam, a native of Nayilifong, a suburb of Yendi also in an interview expressed worry about the daily robbery, car snatching and other criminal activities in the area.

He said they were now living in fear and panic as the day to day crime increased and called on the authorities to act swiftly to curb the menace in the area.

Meanwhile the Member of Parliament for Yendi Constituency, Alhaji Farouk AliuMahama has expressed concern over the serial killings in the constituency.

He said the situation demanded multifaceted insecurity attention and aggressive approach to arrest the situation and called on the residents to remain calm.

“It is no longer tolerable to see a land whose people are known for their beautiful culture, hospitality, industry and entrepreneurship to now increasingly live in a state of fear and apprehension” he added.

He however cautioned against the resort to violence and mob-actions by rightfully-aggrieved persons in our bid to seek redress.

He said even-though they were in deep pain and anger, seeking for justice must be done within the ambit of the law.


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