The police have arrested 25 suspected armed robbers in a special operation across the country, to clamp down on criminal activities.
The suspects between the ages of 20 and 35 years, are Moses Walewale, Kwame Ansong, Nana Kow Mensah, Eric Abi Aidoo, Bismark Abugri, Kanita Gariba Zule, Eliasu Awudu, Abubakar Ali, Haruna Mohammed, Nicholas Mills and Dennis Mawuli.
The others are Nana Kwame, Jojo Kwame Nhyira, Kwadwo Peter, Kwame Barko, Ebenezer Pupulapu, Francis Mahama, Alexander Agyeman, Badu Gabriel, NiiAddo, Kwesi Arthur, Evans Koffie, Baba ShaibuIddrisu and Michael Divuo.
The Director-General of the Police Public Affairs Department, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) KwesiOfori, confirmed the arrest to the Ghanaian Times, in Accra yesterday.
He said some of the suspects were in court whiles others were being processed for court.
DCOP Ofori said the arrest was possible due to the effective collaboration between the police and the affected communities adding that “we wish to take this opportunity to thank all members of the public, who supported us in these operations.
He appealed to the public to partner the police in crime prevention, saying country “We are confident that if communities continue to partner the police in our crime fighting efforts, together we can make our country safer today than it was yesterday, and more peaceful today than tomorrow.”
DCOP Ofori assured the public of the determination of the police in clamping down on crime in the country so that people could go about their duties without fear.
BY ANITA NYARKO-YIRENKYI