Six masked men armed with assault rifles on Friday attacked four Mobile Money vendors in Bawku in the Upper East region, police said.

The gunmen also made away with a whopping GhC16,925 from the vendors and an undisclosed number of mobile phones during the operation, a police report said.

The Bawku District police command has arrested two persons – Ali Abudu, 48, and Hamidu Yahaya, 40, – in connection with the robbery.

The police said they retrieved five casing of AK 47 ammunition at the crime scene.