[ 2017-02-15 ]
The suspects were said to be between the ages of 18 and 51.
21 drug pushers arrested at Tema
Twenty-one drug peddlers were arrested by the Tema
Regional Police Command in a dawn swoop on
The operation, which took place at Old-Tulaku, a
suburb of Ashaiman and Community 25 in Tema in the
Greater Accra Region, also led to the retrieval of
about 21 motorbikes suspected to have been
The operation was led by the Deputy Regional
Police Commander, ACP Kwaku Boadu Preprah.
The suspects were said to be between the ages of
18 and 51.
A statement issued by the Tema Regional Police
Command and signed by the spokeswoman of the
police, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)
Juliana Obeng indicated that the operation was
part of routine swoops by the command to rid the
metropolis off bad nuts and miscreants, who do not
allow law-abiding citizens to go about their
Meanwhile, 10 suspects were released after
screening, while 11 others are still in custody
assisting in police investigations.
The motorbikes have been impounded while
investigations are ongoing.
The Police reiterated their readiness to continue
to tackle crime and make the metropolis a safe
haven for the citizens.
The police warned that criminals in the region
would be dealt with according to law.
The Regional Command also appealed to the general
public to provide it with timely and accurate
information to help reduce crime in the region.
Source - Dailyguideafrica.com
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