Police Grab Suspected Criminals At Swedru And Kasoa The Kasoa Divisional Police Command at the on Monday arrested sixteen suspected criminals found with illegal fire arms after they had stolen assorted items belonging to Unilever Ghana Limited at Swedru in the Agona East District of the Central Region.
They are Gabriel Fosu, Francis Tetteh, Haruna Bilal, Divine Abayatey, Patrick Akoto and Aikins Ayibbe all ages of 24, Azumah Yamuna 39, Addo Korankye 27, and Ernest Bafuko 28.
The rest are Fofonyo Wornyo 27, Enoch Tetteh 24, Yaw Mike 29, Jonathan Tetteh Dissey 25, Afanu Kyi 28, and Richard Agbeme 26.
Chief Superintendent Charles Kofi Adu, Kasoa Divisional Commander at a media briefing on Tuesday said the Divisional patrol team in the early hours of Monday, April 8, intercepted a sprinter mini bus with registration number GT 3739-16 with 16 young men on board while on patrol duties at Gomoa Akoti on the Winneba road.
He said the Police searched the vehicle and found one foreign pistol with two live cartridges and one empty ammunition shell, six Samsung galaxy tablets, one Samsung galaxy hard drive and nine assorted provisions.
Mr Adu said during investigations, the suspects admitted committing the crime and disclosed that the assorted items were stolen from a Unilever Ghana Limited Warehouse at Swedru.
In another development two people namely Nii Sure Tagoe and Ebenezer Okine who were found with a single barrel gun and a foreign pistol were also arrested at Adam Nana, a suburb of Kasoa at the weekend.
The weapons were wrapped in a cloth and hidden under the front passenger seat of a Nissan Micra taxi cab.
This was during a random search by the Police of the taxi cab.