Two fugitives arrested over Kwabena jailbreak with 3 accomplices

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The Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Asante-Apeatu has disclosed that two of the seven suspects who escaped from the Kwabenya Police station last Sunday, after armed assailants broke into the station and released them, have been rearrested.

Addressing the media on Thursday, the IGP said the two were arrested at Wurawura in the Volta Region.

He also added that two of the persons who aided the escape of the fugitives, including a 28-year-old woman, have also been arrested.

The attack on the police station resulted in the death of a police officer who was shot by the assailants

The police subsequently resealed photos of the seven fugitives and announced a GHc15,000 bounty for any information leading to their arrest.

“We have since arrested two of the fugitives on Tuesday 23rd January at Wuwura in the Volta Region. They are Atta Kwadwo and Prince Osei. Also, two accomplices who aided the escape of the fugitives were arrested in Accra on Monday 22ndJanuary 2018 and yesterday 24th January 2018,” the IGP said.