Ghana Armed Robbery
Suspected armed robbers have snatched a government vehicle at gunpoint at Jisonayili a community in Sagnarigu District of the Northern Region capital, Tamale.
An official of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), has been arrested by police in the Northern Region for his alleged links with an illegal firearms deal.
Colonel Festus Aboagye has proposed an independent body should be set up to probe the involvement of some police officers in bullion van robberies in Ghana.
Four police officers arrested over their alleged involvement in a series of bullion van robberies have been denied bail by a circuit court in Accra, Wednesday.
The four police officers suspected of taking part in a grand plan to hit some vehicles transporting cash recently have appeared in court today, reports say.
Police have said two of their lower rank officers arrested for their neck-deep involvement in recent attacks on bullion vans transporting cash have been killed.