50-year-ol David Larweh (alias Ogboro) and his 34-year-old accomplice, David Tetteh have been arrested by police in Ashiaman for selling drugs.
According to the Daily Graphic, the two were busted last weekend in the night during a swoop carried out by the Ashaiman District Police. The raid was aimed at ridding the municipality of criminal dens, especially those engaged in the narcotic and illegal drug trade.
During the swoop, eleven compressed slabs of suspected marijuana concealed in a refrigerator together with some alcoholic beverages were retrieved from the suspect's room. Other items retrieved included eight pairs of scissors, six knives, three lighters and one machete. An amount of GH¢776,000 and a slot machine were also discovered in the room.
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Juliana Obeng, the Tema Regional Police Command Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), said the exercise was part of efforts of the police to get rid of notorious criminals in the area whose activities posed danger to innocent people, especially children.
The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly Task Force has demolished the structure where the suspects were arrested. The task force explained at a press gathering that the structure was an unauthorised one and the exercise formed part of its effort to rid the municipality of such hideouts that promoted the drug trade.