Man arrested for faking robbery

The Police in Accra has nabbed suspect, Godfred Kataso for faking a robbery incident.

According to the police in a statement, the suspect claimed the robbery incident occurred on February 11, 2022 around the National Theatre.

Police report has it that the suspect on February 11, 2022 filed a robbery report at the Accra Central Police Station that two young men robbed him at gunpoint and made away with an amount of GH¢69,000 belonging to his boss which he was on his way to deposit at the bank.

Police investigation indicates that the alleged robbery was a hoax and during interrogation, the suspect confirmed feigning the robbery as he stole the money himself to enable him travel abroad.

Read the full statement below;

Suspect In Custody for Faking Robbery; Police to Put Him Before Court

The Police in Accra has arrested suspect, Godfred Kataso on suspicion of faking a robbery incident which he claimed to have occurred on February 11, 2022, around the National Theatre.

Police reports indicate that on February 11, 2022, suspect, Godfred Kataso filed a robbery report at the Accra Central Police Station that two young men robbed him at gunpoint and made away with an amount of Sixty-Nine Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵ 69,000.00) belonging to his boss which he was on the way to deposit at the bank.

Police investigation into the report established that the alleged robbery was a hoax. During interrogation, the suspect confirmed feigning the robbery as he stole the money himself to enable him to travel abroad.

Meanwhile, the money has been retrieved for evidential purposes and he will be put before court.