The Police Command in the Ashanti Region has arrested five highway suspected robbers including a juvenile.
According to a statement issued by the police they were arrested at Ejura after extensive police surveillance on their alleged robbery activities on November 16, 2021 on the highway linking Nkoranza and Techiman in the Bono East Region and the Ejura Sekyedumase Municipal area of the Ashanti Region.
The suspects are; Ajara Sagou, Rashid Ibrahim, Ibrahim Iddrisu, Musah Arijuma and a 14-year-old teenager whose name was withheld.
The statement signed by Director of Public Affairs, ACP Kwesi Ofori, indicated that, a search on the suspects led to the recovery of ten assorted mobile phones, one Infinix charger and a lady’s handbag.
Other items included one unregistered Apsonic Aloba motorbike and an amount of Two Thousand, Two Hundred and Seventy-Nine Ghana Cedis (GH¢2,279.00).
Following police investigations after the arrest, a driver and some other victims who were allegedly robbed by the suspects identified the gang and some belongings stolen.
The police also served notice of assurance to the general public to make the Ghanaian communities safe and peaceful.