Police arrest fake policeman in Koforudua

Police arrest fake policeman in Koforudua

- Police have arrested a fake police officer in Koforudua

- A search of the suspects room revealed several other sets of uniforms, plus other police equipment

- The suspect revealed that he acquired the equipment from another policeman in Kumasi

The Ghana Police Service has apprehended a young man by the name of Prince Baah for impersonating a police officer on leave from Kumasi in Koforudua.

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Police arrest fake policeman in Koforudua

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Shedding light into the circumstances surrounding the suspects arrest, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Ebenezer Tetteh revealed that the suspect was apprehended in the town of Koforudua in full police uniform.

According to authorities, though the suspect was fully garbed in Ghana Police uniforms, sources revealed that the suspect's general demeanor betrayed him as an impostor, leading to his arrest.

Reports have it that a search of the suspect's room in Okorase/Koforidua was carried out that revealed three more sets of police uniforms, including the police service's blue camouflage.

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Furthermore, police found a fake police name tag bearing name and number 50721 Prince Baah, a bayonet, a specimen charge sheet book, and a stun gun, standard issue flashlight, and an ammunition belt with a pouch housing to two spray cans disguised as pepper spray.

Reports have it that the suspect revealed during interrogations with police that he bought his uniforms from a policeman in Kumasi and Effiduase, and bought the rest of his equipment in a another suburb of Kumasi.

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