Residents of Ahodwo Nyiaeso in the Ashanti Region are terrified by the persistent armed robbery attacks on mobile money vendors in the area.

In the latest incident, a female vendor was shot twice in both thighs by armed men who forcibly took money running into thousands of cedis from her at a nearby pub where she had sought refuge.

Nhyira FM’s Nana Yaw Gyimah visited the area and found out that on a normal afternoon, the first class residential area is very quiet except for few shop operators scattered across.

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At about 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, two men on a motorbike were spotted in what some suspected to spying.

Mobile Money vendor, Connie, who sensed danger, walked briskly into a pub filled with football fans watching a World Cup match.

The suspected robbers trailed her and fired twice in the facility, leaving the lady wounded.

Connie is still nursing the wounds amid lots of pain, despite being discharged from the hospital.

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She vows never to venture into the business after being a victim of such robberies for the second time.

Owner of the pub, Elizabeth Kaba, says her children who were there at the time of the incident are so traumatized they are yet to overcome the scare.

Though attacks on Mobile Money vendors which reached a peak early in the year went down for some time, they appear to have resurfaced.

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A notorious robber who police describe as a lone ranger is suspected to be behind such siege but he remains a fugitive.