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[ 2017-11-09 ]

3 arrested in Kumasi for robbing, raping victims
Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested
some persons suspected to have been involved in
various robberies and rape within the Kumasi
metropolis and its environs.

The suspects; Emmanuel Fosu, 27, alias Alhaji,
Farouk Amadu, 25, alias Burger, and Seidu Yakubu,
28 alias Baba Tunde, were arrested in their
hideouts at Dichemso, a suburb of Kumasi upon
police intelligence.

According to police, the suspects on board an Opel
Astra Taxi cab with unsuspecting female passengers
undressed the victims, blindfolded them, bound
them and robbed them of their phones and monies.

Addressing journalists on the incident, Ashanti
Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP
Julianna Obeng, said the suspects in usual
occasions subject their victims to inhuman
treatment by beating them mercilessly and
sometimes raping and dumping them off in obscure
places or in nearby bushes leaving them to their

She said Farouk Amadu during investigations
admitted his involvement in a robbery with his
accomplices that led to the death of one of their

Amadu also narrated to the police that they picked
two female passengers at Kejetia five weeks ago
and subjected them to severe beatings and
thereafter dumped them off in a bush.

ASP Obeng indicated that, one of the victims,
58-year old Cecilia Boakye Fordjour, who sustained
severe injuries and was rushed to the Okomfo
Anokye Teaching Hospital was pronounced dead on

Farouk Amadu, Saliu Yakubu and Emmanuel Fosu, were
identified by their victims when they were paraded
at the Ashanti Regional Police headquarters for

In a related development, the three suspects
informed Police about the activities of other
accomplices and mentioned one Lukeman Mohammed
alias Alfa, and Awudu Osman alias Awudu Ninja, and
other three suspects who are on the run.
The at-large suspects usually use motorbikes to
rob their victims at gunpoint.

Police later shot and killed suspects Awudu Osman
and Lukeman Mohammed who tried escaping when they
led the police to retrieve some pistols from one
of their hideouts at Sepe, a suburb of Kumasi.

The first three suspects, Emmanuel Fosu, Farouk
Amadu and Saliu Yakubu are currently in custody
assisting in investigations.

The suspects, who are also at large, are being
sought for to assist in investigations.

Another development
Police in the Ashanti Region also arrested
a person suspected to be part of a syndicate noted
for targetting and robbing unsuspecting female

Akwasi Yeboah, 26 is part of a gang who use Taxi
Cabs in robbing their female passengers when they
pick them up.

Two of his accomplices who are wanted by police
are currently on the run.

Addressing journalists on Kumasi, Ashanti Regional
Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Juliana
warned the individuals behind such acts and
assured police will clamp down on such

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