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Accra: Police arrest 4 robbery suspects at Weija; car, motorbike, pistol retrieved

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 Big Joe, Bismark Asabre 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, and Techno Cammon 7. Others were 1 Bluetooth Speaker, an extension board, 3 phone charges, 2 laptop charges together with an unspecified amount of money.

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 Asabre at their hideout at Ajasco Red Top and New Aplaku on Saturday, November 20, 2021.

Suspect, Bismark Asabre 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.

A statement signed by the Director-General, Ghana Police Service, ACP Kwesi Ofori said “All four suspects will be arraigned today, Monday, November 22, 2021. Meanwhile, efforts are underway to get the other accomplices arrested to face criminal charges.

“The Police Administration highly commends all officers and men of the Weija Divisional Command and the team in particular for their hard work and efforts in arresting the suspects.”

The Police Administration “reassures the public that it will continue to do whatever it takes to make our communities safe and peaceful.”


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