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Police arrest three armed robbers

By
Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA
   

Bogoso (W/R), July 18,
GNA – Three young men who attacked and robbed some Chines nationals of an
amount of 26,000 Ghana cedis and other belongings have been arrested by the
Police at Bogoso.

The suspects are two
teenagers Sampson Azakeh, 16, Anthony Biafo, alias small boy danger, 16 and
Baba Musah 21 were nabbed by the police upon a tip-off at Atonsu Eggyya, a
community near Edwira Asante in the Asante Region.

Briefing the media in
Bogoso, Chief Inspector Foster Berko, officer in charge of Bogoso Police
Station said in April 29 this year, the suspects attacked the Chinese nationals
at their explosives factory at Anwona Nkwanta, near Beppoh in the Prestea
Huni/Valley district and made away with the said items.

He said on May 29 the
suspects attacked the Chinese again, but this time around they brutalized them
and bolted.

Chief Inspector Berko
said the victims reported both incidents to the police, but no arrest was made.

The station officer
said, upon further investigation, the police had information that the suspects
were hiding at Edwira Asante where they were arrested.

He said when Anthony
and Sampson were apprehended they told the police that Baba Musah an apprentice
at a Anikoko, a suburb of Bogoso was their leader and he was also arrested for
interrogation.

According to Inspector
Berko, two other accomplices are currently on the run while the suspects are
currently in police custody awaiting prosecution.

GNA

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