- A police officer has been arrested after allegedly stealing a motorbike from a fitting shop in Kintampo
- The residence of the officer, Corporal Christian Adjei Boateng, was searched after he was spotted by his colleague pushing the motorbike
- Various items such as AK 47 assault rifle ammunition, body armour, dead body bag, ballistic helmet and wrap of dried plant substance suspected to be narcotics were found
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A police officer, Corporal Christian Adjei Boateng, has been arrested for allegedly stealing a motorbike in Kintampo.
To the dismay of the complainant and another officer, they headed to the fitting shop only to realise corporal Christian Adjei Boateng was nowhere to be found.
The divisional crime officer, Edmund Agyemang Badu, along with some investigators, conducted a search at his residence in Kintampo following the incident.
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“The search revealed the following items in his single room self-contained rented apartment; 10 live AK 47 assault rifle ammunition, body armour, dead body bag, ballistic helmet and wrap of dried plant substance suspected to be narcotics,” a statement from the divisional police command, according to My Joy Online.
Corporal Adjei Boateng admitted ownership of the found items but refused to disclose their source.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that, the Ashanti regional police command, has in their custody a 44- year-old man, identified as Richard Nyantakyi, who posed as a police officer at Asuofua Lorry Station.
According to a post made by Atinka TV, Nyantakyi was arrested while directing traffic at the aforementioned lorry station.
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He was reportedly wielding what appears to be a pump-action gun when he was arrested.
In a photo sighted by YEN.com.gh, he was spotted dressed in police uniform without the necessary badges while wearing boots.
According to comments on the post, he is a community volunteer who seems to love the job he is assigned to do.
The post has drawn a lot of reactions as most people are pushing for him to be recruited to continue doing what he loves.