Police Arrest Three ‘Wee’ Sellers

weeThree people have been arrested by the Kade Police for allegedly dealing in Indian hemp.

The suspects, Mumuni Abdul, 36, Baba Ibrahim, 33 and Abdul Wahab, 48, all mining labourers, were said to be engaged in the sale of Indian hemp to customers at Frafraline, Kade, in the Eastern Region.

They are currently in police custody and would be arraigned after investigations, were completed. The Akwatia District Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Samuel Kofi Odame, who confirmed this to The Ghanaian Times yesterday said the police had a tip-off that some groups of people were dealing in Indian hemp at Frafraline, near Akwatia, in the Eastern Region.

He said the police on September 6, at about 12:00am, conducted a search at the base where the suspects operated and were arrested.

He said dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp were found on them after a thorough search. DSP Odame said the suspects admitted the offence in their caution statements to the police.

Meanwhile, two other suspects, Kwame Nyarko and Kwame Ofori were remanded by the Kade District Court on September 3, on the same offence. -  Alberta Sarpong, Frafraline

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