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North East Region: Three Arrested With Indian Hemp, Gun

The police have arrested at least three individuals in Teanoba, a village near Nalerigu in the East Mamprusi Municipality of the North East Region for possession of suspected Indian hemp.

The three are Kolgu Dawuda, 45, Mohammed Bugri, 31, who were found in possession of 14 and seven bags of dried leaves respectively in an operation, and a third suspect, Yidana Mohamed, 65, who was also arrested for possession of a gun.

The three, according to police spokesperson ASP Robert Anabik Anmain, will be arraigned in court as investigations continue.

Crime update
Meanwhile, the police say at least 28 armed robbery suspects were arrested and two shot dead in March in the course of separate operations, an official update said.

In a Facebook post on Monday (4 April), the Ghana Police Service said it was “as a result of sustained, intelligence-led operations conducted across the country.”

The suspects who are being prosecuted in various courts include Zakaria Gomna, Ayenduo Sule, Ahmed Abubaku, Emmanuel Frimpong @ Attah Panin, Seth Frimpong, Stephen Arthur, Awudu Yusifu, Selasi Agorsor, Musah Inusah, Kofi Aszilevi Atta Essau, and Kassim Mohammed.
The others are Kwaku Okyere, Collins Atobia , Prince Tei Larbi, Prosper Beesi, Francis Mensah, Salifu Illiasu, Yahaya Zakaria, Omar Abubakar, Amadu Osmanu, Aliu Mohamadu, Evans Akolgo, Abotitogum Agonga Joseph, Sophia Johnson, Umaru Garage and Abuchy Abu.

“We would like to commend all the police commands and the special anti-robbery task forces that participated in the operations.

“We would also like to express our gratitude to the communities that assisted the police in these anti-armed robbery operations,” the post said.
It added: “We would like to assure the good people of Ghana that we shall continue with the fight against robbery and all other crimes to ensure a safer and secure environment for all. We, therefore, seek your continued help and support in this fight, for we are very much aware that we achieve more when we work together.”

Source: Asaase Radio

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