- Two police officers were arrested for having narcotics on them for suspected drug trafficking
- The officers were granted bail at the Gbetsile Circuit Court after they were arraigned and charged
- Police found eight sacks containing 541 compressed parcels of substances believed to be narcotics in their possession
Two police officers were arrested for having narcotics on them for purported drug trafficking.
The officers, Assistant Superintendent of Police Nasiru Amadu and Corporal Emmanuel Mintah, were granted bail at the Gbetsile Circuit Court.
The case had been adjourned to December 20, 2023, for them to return to court.
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Police found eight sacks containing 541 compressed parcels of substances believed to be narcotics.
Police said a relative drug dealer in Ashaiman had contracted Mintah to transport Indian hemp from Peki Tsibu in the Volta Region to Tulaku for a fee.
Man jailed for violent robbery
A 19-year-old man was jailed 17 years after stabbing a woman and robbing her of GH¢976 in August 2023.
The convict pleaded for mercy when he was given a 17-year jail term for the attack, which took place at Sakumono.
The convict said he did not know what came over him when he attacked and robbed the woman.
Kwame Danso township protests robbery incidents
YEN.com.gh also reported that residents of Kwame Danso in the Sene West District protested because of incessant robbery incidents.
The protest came after a robbery incident left one dead and four wounded at a phone shop in July 2023.
The DCE of the area has pledged to appeal for security reinforcements from the regional minister.
Thief traced using stolen AirPods
In August 2023, YEN.com.gh reported that a thief was arrested after he broke into a room at Nungua in Accra and stole cash and personal effects, including an Apple AirPods.
30-year-old Bortey Borteye's decision to steal the AirPods helped police track the gadget on the complainant's phone, leading to his arrest.
He has been jailed on two counts for five and two years, but the sentences will run concurrently.
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