Bank thief caught red-handed stealing in banking hall

Bank thief caught red-handed stealing in banking hall

- The Madina Police have arrested a suspected thief who broke into the banking hall of a microfinance company in Madina.

- The suspect, Samuel Nyamekye, allegedly broke into the banking hall through the ceiling on the corridor of the company’s washroom

- All items he stole have been retrieved by the police

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Bank thief caught red-handed stealing in banking hall

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A suspected bank robber, Samuel Nyamekye is in the grips of the Madina Police for attempting to steal some items belonging to a microfinance company in that suburb of Accra.

The thief was caught while in the act of stealing some money and computers on Sunday dawn right inside the banking hall.

Other items he had allegedly stolen earlier and kept behind a wall were also retrieved by the police.

This follows the intelligence of the security man who detected an intruder in the building and promptly called on the police for assistance.

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The Accra Regional police Public Relations Officer, ASP Efia Tenge, in briefing the media over the case said a security man working at a microfinance company (name withheld) at Madina rushed to the station to report that he had spotted a man breaking into the banking hall.

This happened on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at about 2:40 am, stated a Daily Guide report.

Therefore, the police immediately proceeded to the scene and upon arrival, detected that the sliding window behind the washroom attached to the office had been pushed aside.

She stated that further checks also revealed that the ceiling on the corridor of the washroom had been broken with suspect's footsteps printed on the wall.

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At that moment, officials of the microfinance were called to open the main door to the hall for the police to get access into it,” she said.

Upon seeing the police around, the thief, Samuel Nyamekye went back into the banking hall to hide himself in the ceiling, locking the doors behind with iron bars.

However, the thief was ordered to open the doors which he did leading to his arrest.

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