Police bust one more suspect in Asaman Tamfoe armed robbery

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The Police have arrested one more suspect in connection with the Asaman Tamfoe robbery which occurred on May 27, 2022, the law enforcement agency announced on Facebook.

The arrest of the suspect, Yahaya Adama, who is believed to be the mastermind of the robbery, was effected at his residence at Akwaboaso, Eastern Region.

According to the police, “he admitted having received GH₵11,000.00 out of the booty”.

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His apprehension brings the number of suspects arrested so far to five.

The suspect and his gang of armed robbers, numbering seven attacked and robbed a gold-buying company at Asaman Tamfoe on May 27.

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They shot and killed a security man and one other in the process and also made away with over GH₵100,000.00.

Through sustained-intelligence operations, the Police have arrested five out of the seven robbers. Suspect Moro Saado was arrested on June 3, 2022, in Kumasi.

Suspect Ali Ousmanu who shot the security man was arrested on June 4, 2022, at Akanten near Asesewa.

Suspect Elvis Kwaasi was arrested on June 15, 2022, at Asaman Tamfoe.

Suspect Issaka Abdul alias Baba Liman was arrested on August 2, 2022, at Sofoline Kumasi.

The 5th suspect, Yahaya Adama, was arrested at Akwaboso near Kwabeng.

The police thus assured that “the remaining two gang members will surely be arrested and brought to face justice as promised”.

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