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S/R: Mobile Money vendor gun down by suspected robbers

After being wounded by suspected armed robbers on Saturday evening, a mobile money vendor in Sawla in the Savannah Region is fighting for his life.

The event occurred at 8:00 p.m. when he was closing up his shop for the day.

According to reports, the man was shot and his money seized by an assailant on a motorcycle. He was then rushed to the Sawla district hospital, where he was treated and stabilized.

After early issues with a lack of oxygen at the hospital and ambulance, the person was referred to the Tamale Teaching Hospital on Sunday, according to another source.

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The robbery is the town’s second in four months, with criminals targeting mobile money merchants.

Robbers shot and killed two persons in the town on December 9, 2021, after robbing a mobile money salesman of his money and phone.

The new occurrence has prompted police in the region to launch an inquiry.

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