By Augustine Ehikioya
Police officers in Ghana have arrested four robbery suspects, who carried out their evil operation at Ajasco Red Top, Kokrobite.
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Monday by the Director-General, Public Affairs, ACP Kwesi Ofori, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA).
The statement said “The Police, during a special intelligence-led operation, have arrested four robbery suspects who broke into the residence of their victims at Ajasco Red Top, Kokrobite, and
made away with their personal effects on Thursday, November 18, 2021.
“The suspects, Benjamin Otoo alias Dada Joe, Tony Mensah Yedu alias Joe, Bismark Asabree alias Dagbano and Nana Yaw Arko, reportedly broke into their victims residence and forcibly made away with their three laptops, an iPhone 8 plus, three Infinix smartphones Techno Cammon 7.
“Others were 1 Bluetooth speaker, an extension board, 3 phone chargers, 2 laptop chargers together with an unspecified amount of money.”
The statement went on “Upon receipt of the robbery report, the Weija Police Command embarked on a special 8 hour covert operation which led to the arrest of Benjamin Otoo, Tony Mensah Yedu and Bismark Asabree at their hideouts at Ajasco Red Top and New Aplaku on Saturday, November 20, 2021.
“Suspect, Bismark Asabree later led the Police to arrest suspect Nana Yaw Arko, from his hideout at Labadi.
“A search on them led to the retrieval of 20 assorted phones, a taxi cab, 3 laptops, 1 motorbike, 1 locally manufactured pistol, a Police vest, 1 Gota and 14 assorted wristwatches,” it said.
All the four suspects, the statement said, will be arraigned today, Monday, November 22, 2021.
It also disclosed that efforts are underway to get other accomplices arrested to face criminal charges.
“The Police Administration highly commends all officers and men of the Weija Divisional Police Command and the team in particular for their hard work and efforts in arresting the four suspects.
“We want to reassure the public that we will continue to do whatever it takes to make our communities safe and peaceful,” it stated.