“I thought I was living a bad dream and it took some few seconds to realize what was really happening. I wanted to do something, but they had guns. I can only thank God that no one was harmed”, former Vodafone Icon winner Wiyaala share words after the attack.
At around 1.30am on Friday August 2 in Tema, two armed robbers climbed the story building where Noella Wiyaala, a Vodafone Icons winner in 2012 with Black n Peach, lives and entered her bedroom.
Her manager, Mr Jonathan Paul Sherren alerted by suspicious sounds entered the room and confronted the assailants in the darkness and a struggle ensued as he attempted to apprehend one of the robbers.
The robbers were armed and blindly fired shots, but luckily none of the shots hit Noella or her manager. Mr Sherren continued to grapple with the robber as he fled the building by jumping off the balcony.
The second robber was in the bedroom and escaped by opening the window and jumping out after having managed to steal a wallet containing around GHC200, a driving license and an ATM card. The driving license and the ATM card were later found at the roadside nearby.
The incident was reported to Golf City Police Station who attended the scene and recovered two bullets and now searching for the suspects, one of whom abandoned his red cap, red scarf and a dark green jacket on the balcony whilst struggling with Mr Sherren.