Four persons have been arrested by the police for allegedly possessing 104 bags of substances, suspected to be narcotics, at Lolonya, near Sege, in the Greater Accra Region, last Thursday.
Ntow Prince, Felix Owusu, Jery Quartey and Daitey Mashack were arrested while discharging sacks of the compressed substance, suspected to be Indian hemp, into a boat at the sea shore at Sege.
According to a police statement issued on its website, during the arrest, Mashack who is the Assembly Member of the area, attempted to bribe the police with GH¢20,000.
It said the loaded truck with the substances have been impounded at the Tema Regional Police Headquarters together with the attempted bribe money.
The statement said the Ashaiman Circuit Court has remanded accused in police custody and expected to re-appear on January 23.
BY ANITA NYARKO-YIRENKYI