2 suspects in custody over robbery at Adenta

Two persons have been arrested by the police in connection with an alleged robbery at a residence at Adenta in Accra on Thursday.

The suspects, Amos Tetteh, 32 and Benjamin Aboagye,28 reportedly armed with pistols made away with valuables and cash of USD22,000 and GH¢6,000.

The two are in the custody of the police assisting in investigations.

One other accomplice identified as Bismark is being sought by the police to assist in investigations. 

The head of Public Relations of the Accra Regional police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Juliana Obeng disclosed these to the Ghanaian Times in Accra yesterday.

She said two days ago, two armed men attacked a residence with a pistol and made away with items such as  65 Inches flat screen television, a computer desktop, cash of USD22,000 andGH¢6,000.

DSP Obeng said the patrol team responded to the call and on their way to the robbery scene arrested Tettehwho was driving Toyota Vitz Taxi with registration number GE 130-20 coming from the direction of the robbery with some booty being the 65 Inches Television and computer among others concealed in the booth of the taxi.

The PRO said when Tetteh was questioned, he told the police that one Benjamin Aboagye, was the one who gave the goods to him.

She said the police personnel followed up and arrested Aboagye at Madina Main Lorry Station who was meeting the driver for the said goods.

“The scene of crime was visited  and it was observed that the suspects used a sharp implement suspected to be industrial cutter to cut the burglar proof before gaining access to the rooms,’’ she added.

The said the victim of the robbery had since identified the items as his.

DSP Obeng said exhibits have since been retrieved, adding that investigations into the case were ongoing.

BY ANITA NYARKO-YIRENKYI

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