By Augustine Ehikioya
Following a request by INTERPOL Tokyo, a Japanese national, Morikawa Hikawu, has been arrested in Ghana.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Director of Public Affairs, Chief Superintendent of Police Grace Ansah-Akrofi, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA).
It said “A Japanese national, Morikawa Hikawu was arrested in Ghana upon a request by INTERPOL Tokyo, following a revocation of his passport by Japan.
“The suspect was put before court and was remanded into lawful custody awaiting his removal from the country.
“The INTERPOL Unit of the Ghana Police Service is working with the Ghana Immigration Service, INTERPOL Tokyo and the Japanese Embassy in Ghana for his removal.
“We would like to assure the public that the Ghana Police Service will continue to use due process to deepen our regional and international law enforcement cooperation,” it stated.