Chief arrested for cultivating two-acre ‘wee’ farm

Chief arrested for cultivating two-acre ‘wee’ farm

- The police arrested the suspected 'weed' grower upon tip-off

- The suspect is currently in police custody assisting investigations

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The Police Command in Wenchi Municipal has arrested the Krontihene of Badu-Adamu, near Tain district, Nana Kwasi Dapaah for cultivating a farm suspected to be marijuana.

Chief arrested for cultivating two acre ‘wee’ farm

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According to the Police, the large plantation of marijuana is about two acres within the district.

The police say they followed up the matter and discovered the ‘weed’ farm after they were tipped off by a Good Samaritan.

The suspect, Nana Kwasi Dapaah was said to have admitted to be the owner of the two-acre farm upon interrogation, leading to his arrest.

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ASP Joseph Boakye, the Municipal Police Commander disclosed to Accra-based Adom FM that the suspect is in police custody and the case has been transferred to the Regional police headquarters in Sunyani.

“We were given the hint, we investigated and he came out saying it’s his own so we arrested him. It’s about 2 acres. We gave him to Sunyani police force,” the Police Commander said.

However, there are some reports marijuana farming business is on the rise in the region.

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