Police arrest 2 suspected armed robbers

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Command on Thursday arrested two suspected armed robbers, who snatched vehicles from their victims, at Abesim, near Sunyani, in the region.


Abdul Razak Muhammed, 22, and Bashiru Rufai, 28, were nabbed upon a tip-off and had been placed in police custody.
Briefing journalists on Wednesday in Sunyani, Chief Inspector (Chief Insp) Augustine Kingsley Oppong, the Regional Police Public Relations Officer, said the police retrieved a white Toyota Camry saloon car with registration number GR 1113-18 from the suspects.
He said the armed robbers allegedly snatched about 80 cars from victims in the past two years, saying they (suspects) targeted expensive and unregistered vehicles during their operations.
Chief Insp Oppong said the suspects allegedly harmed and raped unsuspecting female victims, adding that they would soon be put before court.
He said the fight against crime remained a shared and collective responsibility, and appealed to the public to report people with questionable characters to the police for investigations. – GNA

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