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Police Arrests 354 Suspected Criminals In Western And Central Regions

The Ghana Police Service has arrested some 354 people suspected to be criminals in Western and Central Region in a separate swoop. 

The Ghana Police Service and its Security counterparts have intensified the war against crime by taking the fight to the doorsteps of criminals.

The preventive measures employed shall include cordon and search, swoops, intelligence led operations among others, and this special exercise with support from Ghana Armed Forces shall be replicated nationwide.

The arrested suspects who had in their possession, substances believed to be Indian hemp, money and condoms, toffees suspected to be laced with narcotic substances, alcoholic beverages suspected to be laced with narcotic substances. Eight TV sets, five laptops and two decoders. Eight TV sets, laptops.

In the Central Region, 141 people suspected to be criminals were nabbed at Budumburam near Kasoa in the Central Region.

The suspects included 15 females.

At the end of the exercise in Western Region, the total number of suspects arrested was 213 made up of 194 males and 19 females.

Source: Kofi Atakora/

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