7 Nabbed With Fake Dollars

The SuspectsSeven Nigerians have been arrested by the Legon police for possessing fake dollar notes and police uniforms.

They are   Iseanya Arinze, 24, Stanly Chima, 26, Ogbalde John, 20; Chukwu Chikwado 43, Prince Okonye 22, Thinweuba Obisike 22, and Henry Ugweudlam, 19.

Briefing The Ghanaian Times, the Legon District Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP Emmanuel Basintali said on Saturday, the Ibo community in Ghana held an election to elect their king and chairman, adding that during refreshment one of the supporters of the chairman lighted a cigarette and started smoking.

The King’s supporters asked the smoker to leave the scene which is public place.

According to DSP Basintali the situation degenerated into a clash during which three people were stabbed by the suspects with broken bottles and the case was reported to the police.

He said the suspects bolted but the police pursued them to their house at Lakeside and arrested them

He search conducted in the house revealed  a number of fake United States dollar notes, 10 laptops and police uniform, two dagger knives, two machetes, and a special knife, concealed in a bag and hidden on a roof top which were retrieved.

He said upon interrogation, the suspects told police that, they used the items to ‘shoot’ movies.

They are currently in police custody assisting in investigations.

By Agnes Opoku Sarpong  

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