“Some Telco staffs are behind the MoMo robbery” – Supt Shiella reveals

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Staffsbworking with the Telcos in the country are involved in the rampant robberies of Mobile Money agents across the country, the Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, Supt. Sheilla Kessie Abayie-Buckman has revealed.

According to her, investigations carried out indicates that the Mobile Money robberies have led to some staff of telcos and people close to the MOMO agents.

She stated;

“There have been cases where we have traced suspects to the staff of Telcos and people who live around them,” Supt. Abayie-Buckman said on Morning Starr on Tuesday.

Quiet a number of Mobile Money agents have been the target of armed robbers in recent weeks across the country. Last week, heavily armed men attacked an agent in Bantama in Kumasi and made away with over Ghc200, 000.

For the past weeks another agent was robbed at Klagon in Accra in broad daylight with an estimated sum of 2,000 cedis stolen. Several other agents have been robbed in the country with some sustaining gunshot wounds or losing their lives in the process.


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