The Upper East Regional Police Command on Sunday, July 11, 2021, arrested three (3)suspected armed robbers alleged to be involved in several armed robberies in the Nabdam and Zebilla Districts of the Upper East Region.
Suspects Maxwell Ziaba a. k. a strongman aged 19, Bodozina Awudu a.ka. ‘Network Absorber’ aged 20 and Yidaana Shamshudeen aged 23 were arrested at their various hideouts at Pelungu and Dakota.
Upon a search conducted at their hideouts, exhibits found by the Police includes one(1) locally manufactured pistol, three(3) cartridges of ammunitions, one(1) double-edged knife, two unregistered Motobikes, five(5) gold detectors and five(5) assorted mobile phones.
All three in police custody, upon interrogation, admitted their involvement in robbing some Mossi men at Takwa and Obuasi mining communities near Tongo and Gbane in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region.
Two(2) victims of the armed robbers on hearing of the suspects’ arrest reported at the Upper East Regional CID to identify the suspects and one identified two of the gold detectors as his property robbed from him during a rainy season some weeks ago.
The Upper East Regional Police Command used the opportunity to call on hotel operators and other hospitality industry players in the region to support the police in the fight against crime.
Source: MyNewsGh.com/ 2021