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Crime & Punishment of Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Source: GNA

Two remanded for possessing narcotic drugs

The Assin-Fosu District Court has remanded into police custody two persons arrested at Nduaso in the Assin North District for possessing some dried leaves suspected to be (wee) cannabis.

The suspects, Edward Asante alias Agya Amadu, 47 and Razack Ibrahim, 32, whose pleas were not taken will re-appear in court on Wednesday May 27.

Prosecuting, Inspector Gilbert Ayongo, told the Court presided over by Mr Abdul Majeed Illiasu that the suspects were arrested by the Assin Fosu Divisional Police Patrol Team upon a tip-off.

The police immediately moved to the community and arrested them after quantities of compressed dried leaves suspected to be cannabis, scissors and a knife were found in their room.

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