Notorious robber grabbed after attempting to steal from IMF Country Director’s home

Notorious robber grabbed after attempting to steal from IMF Country Director’s home

- 29-year-old Mohammed Buzu is in police custody over his involvement with a series of residential robberies in Accra

- He was arrested by personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)

- He has also been linked to a robbery incident at the residences of the Ambassador of Kuwait to Ghana and a Lebanese businessman

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29-year-old, Mohammed Buzu is in police custody over his involvement with a series of residential robberies in Accra.

The Ghana Police Service who described Mohammed as a ‘notorious’ robber, arrested him at his hideout at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle.

H e was arrested by personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

In a statement on Monday, February 24, 2020, the police indicated that the suspect was linked to a recent attack on the residence of a country director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Accra including several other robberies.

He has also been linked to a robbery incident at the residences of the Ambassador of Kuwait to Ghana and a Lebanese businessman.

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Items retrieved from the suspect’s Dansoman home included assorted visa cards, wristwatches, mobile phones, backpacks, a diplomatic card issued by the government of Ghana.

Other items found were drivers’ licenses issued in Virginia, USA, both bearing the name of the wife of one of the victims, passport photos of white male and female adults amongst many others.

Two of Mohammed’s accomplices, Kenneth Antwi and Baffour Adjei Gyimah were also arrested by the police.

The suspects, according to the police, have been involved in several residential robberies in Accra, especially in Cantonments and North Ridge.

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In other news, former president John Dramani Mahama has lamented the abandoning of the E-blocks classroom units he built for senior secondary schools across the country by the current government.

According to Mahama, most of the buildings have been left at the mercy of the weather, animals and reptiles use the facilities as their habitat.

Speaking at a durbar of chiefs as part of his tour of the Western North region, Mahama said a change of government does not encourage the continuation of old projects

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