W/R: Police arrest 7 suspected armed robbers for robbing passengers an amount of GH¢42K

The Ghana Police Service has nabbed seven suspected armed robbers in two separate anti-robbery operations in the Western Region.

According to a statement released by the Police, they robbed their victims an amount of Gh¢42,360 and some mobile phones at a section of the road between Wassa Powuako and Wassa Abenabena.

Read the full statement below;

Seven Suspected Armed Robbers Arrested in the Western Region

Seven suspected robbers have been arrested in two separate anti-robbery operations in the Western Region.

Four of the suspects, Shadrack Nyame, Wofa Yaw Boadi, Sampson Attobra and Kweku Koduah were arrested at their hideout at Wassa Powuako after they had robbed their victims of an amount of GHc 42,360.00 and some mobile phones at a section of the road between Wassa Powuako and Wassa Abenabena.

The other three suspects, Samuel Amuzu, Francis Acheampong and William Kwifie were arrested for attacking and robbing their victims of various sums of money and some gold ore at Yayaso village near Samreboi.

Items so far retrieved from the suspects include cash of GH₵ 1480, a quantity of gold ore, one pump action gun, 7 AAA live ammunition and 1 spent cartridge.

The suspects are in Police custody and will be taken through the due process of the law.

We commend the Western Regional Police Command for conducting this successful operation. We are also thankful to the victims and community members who assisted in the operation.

We continue to urge the public to support the police to maintain a safe and secure environment for all.