Police Arrest One Of The Robbers Who Attacked Elderly Woman At Dansoman In Broad Daylight

Police Arrest One Of The Robbers Who Attacked Elderly Woman At Dansoman In Broad Daylight

  • Police have arrested one of two robbers on a motorbike who attacked an elderly woman at a community in Dansoman
  • Police said the other robber is on the run but they have promised to bring him in to face the law
  • The video of the two robbers attacking the elderly woman went viral prompting many to call on police to step up their game; many have praised the police after the arrest

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Police have revealed that they have arrested one of two robbers on a motorbike captured on a CCTV camera attacking an elderly woman at Dansoman in Accra.

Dansoman robber
One of the robbers captured by the police. His identity has not been released. Source: Facebook/@GhPoliceService
Source: Facebook

In a short statement, police reveal that the special anti-robbery squad carried out an intelligence-led operation that led to the arrest of the robbery suspect.

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His accomplice is currently being pursued for the daylight street robbery at Dansoman,” police said.

“We want to assure the public that we shall get the other suspect to face justice,” the police said.

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The robbery incident occurred on Monday, May 23, 2022, at Dansoman Exhibition. A CCTV nearby captured two robbers on a motorbike approaching a woman before one of them forcefully took her handbag.

The woman fell to the ground when the robber was attacking her and tried to hold on to the bag. But the robber hit her a few times, compelling her to let go of the bag.

Many people who took to the comments section of the police statement on Facebook praised them for swiftly bringing the thieves to book.

@Yaw Dee praised the police for being swift:

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"Wow Ghana police well done. you've been exceptional and very quick in arresting him .This would have taken the Met police months to investigate. God bless you."

@Nana Obiri-Yeboah wants police to work harder to weed out the "nation wreckers".

"Great work done. let’s keep fishing out all the nation wreckers in our societies. But Please Ghana Police Service, we don’t want to hear any mysterious death of any suspect. Allow them to face the full length and strength of the law. Thank you."

@Bediako Agyekum Kofi prayed for the Lord's protection for the police.

"Good work. I pray the Lord protect you guys and keep you safe."

Sir John Doesn’t Own Lands At Achimota Forest, Sakumonor Ramsar – Lands Ministry Declares

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported in an unrelated story that the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has said its investigations into listed land properties in the leaked will of Sir John reveal he does not own any lands at the Achimota Forest area and the Sakumonor Ramsar.

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In a press statement dated May 24, 2022, the Minister, Abdulai Jinapor, said the preliminary investigations also reveal that the will of the former Forestry Commission boss and NPP politician is a subject matter of litigation in the courts.

Portions of the statement reads as follows:

“Further checks at the Lands and the Forestry Commissions, the repositories of the records of the lands in question, show no record of ownership of Lands at, the Achimota Forest or the Sakumono Ramsar Site, by the late Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie."

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George Nyavor (Head of Politics and Current Affairs Desk) George Nyavor writes for YEN.com.gh. He has been Head of the Politics and Current Affairs Desk since 2022. George has over 9 years of experience in managing media and communications (Myjoyonline and GhanaWeb). George is a member of the Catholic Association of Media Practitioners Ghana (CAMP-G). He obtained a BA in Communications Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2010. Reach out to him via george.nyavor@yen.com.gh.

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