- The Millenium City Police Command in Kasoa has arrested 4 soldiers and 5 civilians over their involvement in a robbery
- All nine of them were armed with guns
- They were finally arrested at Ofaakor a suburb of Kasoa after a hot chase
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Four military officers and five civilians have been arrested in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region.
According to a report filed by Citi News, the nine, all armed with guns, robbed the Executive Quarry site in Gomoa Ojobi and bolted with GHS10,000.
They also made away with one IBM laptop computer, one HP laptop, two system units, one money counting machine, a printer, and two security cameras all valued at GHS20,000.
Speaking to the media, the Central Regional Police PRO, DSP Irene Oppong said the director of the company lodged the complaint after the incident occurred around 11:30 am on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
DSP Oppong said the nine suspects include WO 1 Odei Nyarko Isaac, WO 1 George Boamah, S/Sgt. Ennid Michael and S/Sgt Aburam Abraham, while the civilians are Ransford Awuni Cornelius Akorasse, Nelson Kwesi Rayan Hodogbe, Ben Ajah alias Cliff Buckman, David Amuzu and Ebenezer Annan Quao.
They were apprehended after the police pursued them for hours and finally got hold of them at Ofaakor, a suburb of Kasoa.
The suspected armed robbers are currently with the Millennium City Police Command assisting with investigations.
Meanwhile, the Akuapim South District Chief Executive has arrested Veronica Okai, the leader of The Break of Mountains prayer camp for flouting President Akufo-Addo's ban on social gatherings.
The arrest was made together with some security personnel on March 18, 2020, at Pokrom in the Akuapim South District of the Eastern region.
Her arrest comes after President Akufo-Addo's ban on all public gatherings including conferences, funerals, political rallies, religious gatherings and related activities as part of measures against the spread of the pandemic in the country in his address to the nation on March 15, 2020.
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