The Ghanian Police have intensified efforts to arrest a fleeing notorious armed robbery suspect, Yaw Bapila, alias bodyman wanted in connection with a robbery attack on one Anafo Charles, who was disposed of a huge sum of money.
Security Watch Africa reports that the suspect and his gang members are based in Yarigabisi Zuarungu.
It was gathered that while two members of the gang, Sunday Nia and Ishmael Yetinga, were recently arrested based on a tip off, Bapila,
who police were almost closing on vanished right before operatives, when he saw them approaching.
A police source said operatives remain hopeful he will be nabbed soon.
The source said: “ The gang of notorious robbers attacked and robbed Mr. Anafo at gunpoint of his cash the sum of Gh¢78,000 and a Nokia phone with Mobil le Money Merchant balance of Gh¢30,000. The gang also stole his Samsung A10s mobile phone valued at Gh¢4800 and infinix hot 8 mobile phone valued Gh¢699 as well as a bunch of keys.
“ Investigation revealed that the robbery was orchestrated by one Yaw Bapila who led other robbers that included Nia Sunday.
“ When police arrested Nia Sunday, he then led police to the house of Yaw Bapila and while the police were on the way to arrest Yaw Bapila, upon seeing the police van from far, he and three other colleagues suspected to be members of the robbery gang jumped on two motorbikes and sped off.”
It was learnt that the police had conducted a search of Bapila’s room in the presence of his wife Patricia Basanatam and found two pump action guns, a box and two roll of cartridges, a knife, military boot, two military uniforms and caps with two DV plates.