Monday 30th December, 2019
Gifty Amofa, GNA
Accra, Dec. 30, GNA
– The James Town District Police Command have arrested five suspected robbers,
including a worker at Chinese wholesale shop, for allegedly robbing a Chinese
woman of an unspecified amount of money from a shop at Adedenkpo, Accra.
Superintendent of Police (DSP) Afia Tenge, the Accra Regional Police Public
Relations Officer (PRO) told the Ghana News Agency that Alhassan Yusif, Charles
Ekpi, Kwasi Emmanuel Ahiangbe alias Abongo and Richard Yeboah forcibly entered
the shop where they attacked the Chinese woman.
She said Paul
Nartey, an accomplice and informant of the gang was also arrested.
The Public Relations
Officer said the gang succeeded in taking her backpack containing the
unspecified amount of money being proceeds of goods sold, her Chinese passport,
sales book, among others and bolted.
DSP Tenge said with
the assistance of eye witnesses; Yusif and Ekpi were arrested in the
neighborhood but two other accomplices escaped with the booty.
She said upon a
tip-off, Police arrested Ahiangbe and Yeboah at their hide-out in Kasoa in the
The PRO said the
complainant’s backpack containing GH¢11,580.00, her Chinese passport, three
pocket notebooks and sales book was found on Ahiangbe whilst GH¢9,100.00 was
retrieved from Yeboah.
DSP Tenge said
investigations were still on-going.