The Accra Regional Police Command has arrested 52 suspects and impounded 44 motorbikes in a special operation within its jurisdiction.
The operation is said to be part of effort to stop violent crimes ahead of the Easter holidays.
Security Watch Africa reports that the operation which began with the East Legon District on Wednesday ahead of Easter, led to the arrest of 31 motorbikes for various offences, including riding without a license, without roadworthy certificate and without insurance.
A Police source said: “ On Thursday, ahead of Easter, 52 suspects were also arrested at Kotobabi Wembley, Circle Neoplan Station and Adabraka Sahara in an operation undertaken by the Accra Regional Operations. Motorbikes numbering 13, some unregistered were impounded.
“ Some mobile phones suspected to have been stolen were also retrieved in addition to substances believed to be contraband.
The suspects are undergoing screening for further action. Due processes are being followed, ” he said.