Police arrest 3 armed robbers

The suspects robbers.

The suspects robbers.

A car tracking device had led to the arrest of three suspected armed robbers, who allegedly robbed a taxi driver at Adentan in Accra.

The suspects, Courage Klutse, 25, Bright Amuzu, 28, and Eric Tey, were reported to have attacked their victim, Isaac Okyere, at and robbed him of his cab at Ankoman near Madina in Accra.

One other accomplice is on the run, and is being sought by the police.

The Adenta Divisional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Antwi Gyawu, confirmed the story to The Ghanaian Times in Accra yesterday.

He said on March 28 at about 2am, the suspects hired the services of a taxi driver, Isaac Okyere, who was driving a cab with registration number GW 9167-16 from the Kwame Nkrumah Circle to Frafraha in Accra.

ACP Gyawu said on reaching Baron area they (suspects) armed with knife attacked the driver, stabbed him at the back and pushed him out of the vehicle.

He said the victim was later rescued and a report was made to the police after which he was taken to the 37 Military Hospital.

ACP Gyawu said the suspects drove the vehicle and gave it to one Belly Julius, who received the booty and parked it in the house of one Eric Tey.

ACP Gyawu said with the assistance of a vehicular tracker device of Bayport Financial Services, owners of the cab tracked it to Tey’s house at Ho in the Volta Region where he was arrested and brought to Adenta.

She said Kluste and Amuzu were later arrested by the Adenta Police and are currently assisting in investigations.

ACP Gyawu said the police would carry out an identification parade at Adentan for victims of robbery to identify the suspects.

By Anita Nyarko-Yirenkyi

 

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