- A 14-year-old boy and four other people have been arrested for robberies on highways
- They mostly attacked their victims on the highways linking Nkoranza and Techiman
- The police stated that the suspects were arrested after extensive surveillance of their activities
The police in Ejura in the Ashanti Region have arrested a 14-year-old boy and four other people for robberies on highways in the Bono East and Ashanti regions
They mostly attacked their victims on the highways linking Nkoranza and Techiman in the Bono East Region, and the Ejura Sekyedumase Municipal area in the Ashanti Region.
In a police press release sighted by YEN.com.gh, the police stated that the suspects were arrested after extensive surveillance of their activities.
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The four suspects are Ajara Sagu, Rashid Ibrahim, Ibrahim Iddrisu, Musah Arijuma together with a 14-year-old juvenile were arrested at Ejura after extensive police surveillance on their activities," the statement noted.
Upon the arrest of the suspects, the police also revealed that a number of items and some amounts of money were found with the suspects.
Among the items found and retrieved were assorted mobile phones, an Infinix charger and a lady’s handbag.
Other items suspected to have been robbed from commuters and retrieved from them included one unregistered Apsonic Aloba motorbike and the amount of two thousand, two hundred and seventy-nine Ghana Cedis (GHS 2,279).
Fake medical doctor nabbed in Peki
In other news, a 77-year-old man, Harrison Amoatwor, is in police custody for posing as a medical director at a health facility at Peki in the Volta Region.
He was arrested based on an intelligent report at the Jehovah Rapha health center where he practices in Peki.
In the report, the suspect reportedly put together a portfolio that he uses to convince his clients to believe in whatever services he has to offer to them.
In his portfolio, he stated that he attended the Dambai College of Education, and later proceeded to the University of Ibadan in Nigeria to study Medicine.
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Source: Yen Ghana