- The Police have arrested some suspected narcotics dealers in Ashaiman
- They were arrested on Friday June 4, 2021
- They were conveying 892 slabs of plant material suspected to be narcotic drugs in a Benz bus
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The Police have arrested some suspected narcotics dealers in Ashaiman in the Greater Accra region.
According to a report filed by 3news, the four were arrested on Friday June 4, 2021.
They were conveying 892 slabs of plant material suspected to be narcotic drugs in a Benz bus with registration number GR-2913-G to Carl’s Hotel.
Meanwhile, a Ghanaian registered purse seine Tuna-fishing vessel was attacked at Cotonou in the Benin Republic.
According to a report filed by 3News, this is the second Ghanaian registered vessel attacked on the high sea in less than two weeks.
The vessel has been conducting fishing activities in Ghanaian waters since leaving Tema harbor on May 26, 2021, and crossing into Benin waters on May 30, 2021.
The crew of the vessel reported sighting a suspicious vessel about an hour before the attack but could not ascertain whether the two small boats were launched from the vessel.
Rastafarians Moments later, the vessel was swiftly approached by two pirate small boats forcing it to stop.
Seven pirates all armed with weapons boarded the vessel, ransacked the vessel, and took away personal belongings and valuables of crew members.
Five crew members comprising 4 Koreans (Captain, Chief Deck Officer, Chief Engineer, and Boatswains Mate) and one Filipinos (Refrigeration Engineer) were kidnapped by the pirates.
The remaining 31 crew (30 Ghanaians and one Korean) are reported to be safe and are currently sailing back towards Tema Port with a Ghana Navy Patrol Boat that was dispatched to rescue them back to the Port.
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