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Crime & Punishment of Monday, 18 November 2019


Mpraeso District Police arrest two armed robbers

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The Mpraeso District Police have arrested two armed robbers believed to be part of a gang that rob passengers on the Adawso and Kotoso roads in the Eastern Region.

Mr Francis Gomado, the Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, said the suspects, identified as Osumanu Abubakari, 23, and Osumanu Omar, 22, were arrested based on intelligence.

They were said to be among the gang that robbed passengers on the road on October 29, this year.

He said a search conducted on them revealed five assorted mobile phones and cash of GHC5,200.00.

The suspects are currently on detention and exhibits retained to assist in further investigations.

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