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By
Laudia Sawer, GNA

Tema, June 17, GNA –
The Tema Police Regional Command.says it has arrested Razark Salifu, also known
as Baba, one of the suspected killers of Constable Michael Kporyie.

Constable Kporyie, who
was stationed at the Command’s Rapid Response Force, was shot dead by two
unknown gun men on a motorbike near Michel Camp when he was on m

By
Laudia Sawer, GNA
       

Tema, June 17, GNA –
The Tema Police Regional Command.says it has arrested Razark Salifu, also known
as Baba, one of the suspected killers of Constable Michael Kporyie.

Constable Kporyie, who
was stationed at the Command’s Rapid Response Force, was shot dead by two
unknown gun men on a motorbike near Michel Camp when he was on motorbike patrol
duties on Monday evening.

Before the arrest of
Salifu, one other suspect Alhasan Adams popularly known as Dogo America, who
was believed to be the leader of an armed robbery gang was shot dead by the
police.

Assistant
Superintendent of Police (ASP) Joseph Benefo Darkwah. Tema Regional Police
Public Relations Officer, in a press statement said investigations revealed
that Salifu was one of the two persons who trailed, shot and killed the police
constable.

ASP Darkwah added that
police shot him in the leg when he tried scaling his house fence wall upon
seeing the officers. Salifu is currently on admission at the Tema General
Hospital under police protection.

Meanwhile, the Police
Command has impounded nine motorbikes from the house of one Alidu, gang member
of Dogo America’s robbery group.

The impounded
motorbikes included four Jungle bikes and five others.

The PRO noted that
intelligence gathered by the police indicated that Alidu kept a fleet of
motorbikes in his Ashaiman Lebanon Zone two residence which was used for the
gang’s nefarious activities.

Police therefore
embarked on an operation to impound and arrest Alidu on June 15, 2017 but
suspect managed to escape.

He pleaded with the
public to volunteer information that could lead to his arrest and other members
of the gang.

GNA


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