A notorious armed robber, Stephen Atiah was on Sunday, August 8, 2021, shot by Police in Bolgatanga.
The notorious armed robber, Atiah and his accomplice have been involved in series of armed robberies especially the snatching of motorbikes from their owners at gunpoint within the Bolga Municipality.
Stephen Atiah who has been terrorizing residents of the Upper East with a group of armed wielding gangs has been on the police wanted list for some time now.
He was recently published as one of the wanted armed robbers in the upper east Region, especially in Bolgatanga.
The Police have since been on a manhunt for him as he continues to undertake the trade of Robbery even after declaring him wanted by the Bolgatanga District Magistrate Court.
Stephen Atiah was shot when he and his colleagues attempted to outsmart the Police to escape lawful custody after his arrest.
He was arrested at a popular place of entertainment and He agreed to send police to where some of his accomplices were hiding. The Police then pursued them and shot in his direction.
He was pronounced dead at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital.
Meanwhile his alleged girlfriend suspected to be one of his accomplices is in custody assisting further investigations.