Ghana Police arrest man who went around stealing digital address plates for scraps in various parts of the country.
The digital address plate is made of aluminum have been placed at various vantage places and buildings for easy identification but some Scrap dealers are reported to have started stealing the metal plates on which the digital addresses have been inscribed.
In a new photo seen on Instagram, a man believed to be a thief posed for a photo with all the digital address plates in his possession after he was arrested and sent to a police station.
On Friday, January 21, three scrap dealers who escaped arrest at American Farm, a suburb of Amanfro left behind 2 mangled aluminum digital address plates believed to have been stolen from houses in the community.
Also, the Ghana Police Service in collaboration with National Investigation Bureau(NIB) on Sunday, January 23, 2022 arrested one of the suspects who was part of the Mamobi-Nima clash.
According to a statement released by the police, the suspect, Farouk Dauda was arrested at his hideout in a suburb of Accra based on intelligence.
The suspect admitted his involvement in in the violent clash after interrogation.
A search on him led to the retrieval of a wrapped substance suspected go be Indian hemp.
Read the full statement below;
Another Suspect in the Mamobi-Nima Violent Clash Arrested
The Police in collaboration with the National Investigation Bureau (NIB), yesterday Sunday, January 23, 2022, arrested suspect Farouk Dauda alias Omondi, aged 31 years, who was part of the rioters of the Mamobi-Nima clash.
Suspect Farouk Dauda was arrested at his hideout in a suburb of Accra based on intelligence, after having been into hiding after the incident which occurred on January 18, 2022.
During interrogation, he admitted his involvement in the said clash where he was captured in a video footage wielding a machete as he identified himself in the said video footage.
A search conducted on him led to the retrieval of a wrapped substance suspected to be Indian hemp.
He is currently in Police custody assisting with investigations.
Meanwhile, efforts are being made to arrest all other persons involved in the violent incident.