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A 39-year-old taxi driver, Kojo Amonoo, was nearly shot dead at Ajumako after armed robbers snatched his taxi cab from him.

According to the victim, a young girl about 14 years old, hired him to drive her to a building construction site surrounded by a bush.

He narrated that upon reaching the destination, three men at the site immediately rushed, attacked him and snatched his taxi cab from him.

The victim sustained some wounds in the process

He said the robbers tried to shoot him, but fortunately and miraculously the bullet failed to eject, which angered the robbers to beat him up mercilessly until he pretended to be dead before they left him and took his taxi with registration number GW-5692-20 away.

He said he did not get any help while shouting for help at the scene of the attack so he crawled till he met somebody who took him to the Ajumako District Government Hospital.

The case has been reported to the Ajumako District Police Station for investigation.