18 foreign nationals arrested for entering Ghana illegally

18 foreign nationals arrested for entering Ghana illegally

- 16 migrants have been arrested for traveling illegally to Ghana

- The ECOWAS nationals were coming through Kumasi

- Ghana's land borders are currently closed until further notice

The Ghana Immigration Service has arrested 16 immigrants who entered Ghana through unapproved routes.

18 foreign nationals arrested for entering Ghana illegally
18 foreign nationals arrested for entering Ghana illegally
Source: UGC

These migrants are from Mali, Guinea, Gambia, and Sierra Leone and got busted at the Kucheni Temporal Checkpoint near Jirapa in the Upper West Region.

According to the Immigration service, these migrants were onboard a Yutong bus with registration number GC 5114 – Z en route to Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital.

“Our preliminary investigations revealed that they entered into Ghana through unapproved routes. The purpose of their visit include business, family visits as well as medical care”, Public Relations Officer of the GIS in the Upper West Region, Ibn Yussif Duranah Abdul-Mumin Seidu stated.

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Ghana's land borders remain closed due to the impact of the Coronavirus.

Sunyani murder

The Father of the 15-year-old boy, Stephen Sarpong, allegedly killed and body parts found in a double door fridge has described the suspect, Richard Appiah, as his business friend and a neighbor who he never suspected could cause him so much pain.

The 28-year-old man is in the custody of the police in Sunyani after the body parts of the JHS 2 student were found together with the lifeless body of his 12-year-old step-brother, Loius Agyemang, and another yet to be identified body.

The IGP, George Akuffo Dampare, and his team have arrived in the Bono Regional capital, Sunyani to acquaint themselves with the murder of three people in Alaska, a suburb of Abesim.

The 28-year-old Richard Appiah is in the custody of the police in Sunyani after the body parts of a JHS 2 student were found in a double door fridge together with the lifeless body of his 12-year-old step-brother, and another yet to be identified body.

Shocked residents of Abesim are gathered at the Abesim Police station for the arrival of the IGP despite the early morning rains.

The IGP and his team are currently in a closed-door meeting at the Abesim police station and he is also expected to visit the victim's family.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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