Two police officers arrested for 'escorting robbers'

Two police officers arrested for 'escorting robbers'

Two police officers have been arrested in the Central Region after a failed attempt to rob a small scale mining scale.

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Two police officers arrested for 'escorting robbers'

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The Dunkwa District Police Command apprehended two other culprits, along with the two police officers, who were allegedly involved in the failed robbery attempt that occurred in Upper Denkyira East constituency in Kyikyire near Dunkwa Offin.

According to Adom News’ Kofi Adjei, both arrested police officers were stationed in Kotokraba, in Cape Coast, and made the long journey to Dunkwa for the robbery attempt.

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According to the NDC constituency Chairman for Upper Denkyira East, Nicholas Quaicoo, the two officers were surprised by local security men during their nefarious venture. All suspects were severely beaten by local mine workers before they were turned over to police.

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The arrested officers, upon interrogation, later alleged that they were only serving as escorts to robbers that had claimed to be gold miners.

Reports state that if it wasn't for the NDC constituency chairman's intervention, the suspects would have been lynched by local mine workers.

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Two police officers arrested for 'escorting robbers'

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