Information gathered by indicates a resident of Tamale, Northern Regional Capital of Tamale was on the early hours of Tuesday, May 25, 2021 robbed of over GHS147,000 at gunpoint.

The victim said to be the son of a renowned businessman within the Tamale Metropolis is reported to have withdrawn an amount from the Tamale branch of Ecobank Ghana Limited.

After leaving the bank, he is said to have been tailed by the Gun-toting robbers who were riding on a motorbike.

On reaching the Mariam Hotel junction, he was attacked by these hoodlums who demanded that the money he handed over the money he withdrew from the bank or be shot at close range in the full glare of onlookers.

The man for fear of his life handed the money over to the robbers who bolted amidst sporadic shooting.

The incident has since been reported to the Tamale Police and investigations have been initiated to bring the robbers to book.

Source: 2021