[ 2017-05-18 ]
Some of the weapons retrieved from the suspected robbers
Police arrest 5 notorious armed robbers in Cape Coast
The police in the Central Region have arrested
five suspected armed robbers classified as
“notorious” in the Cape Coast South Constituency.
The men were caught following an operation
undertaken by a team of officers in the Region.
They include, Ekow Bentil, 18, Agbovie Mensah, 22,
Emmanuel Amoah 21, Ekow Ewusie, 21, and Mustapha
At a news conference in the Region Thursday,
Regional Commander, DCOP Reverend Ampah Benin said
the arrested robbers are part of a gang known to
be tormenting residents.
He noted some other suspects fled from their
hideouts in the course of the operation.
Some exhibits found at different locations during
the operation included 123 pieces of wrapped plant
material and quantity of seeds suspected to be
narcotic drugs. The others are 10 knives, 24
scissors, a hammer, crow bar, chisel, tape
recorder, television, quantity of material used to
administer narcotic drug, 6 lighters, 27 CD and
taxi a cab registered GT 5383-12 suspected to be
involved in goat stealing syndicate.
Also one of the suspects by name Ekow Bentil was
found in possession of a substance suspected to be
narcotic drug. DCOP Reverend Ampah Benin further
revealed the police burnt down all the wooden
structures that had been erected by the suspects
in the affected areas.
Meanwhile all the suspects will be detained until
investigations into their operations are
Source - Myjoyonline.com
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