The Western Region Police command has intercepted 92 bales of dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp at the Apremdo police check point.
Briefing journalists at the Police headquarters in Sekondi in the Western Region on Wednesday, the Ghana Police Service, DSP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku said that a dark truck with registration number AS 5138-11 together with 5 people on board was stopped on Tuesday 23 October, 2018 by the Police at Apremdo barrier for a normal routine inspection on the vehicle.
The persons on board the vehicle for fear of bearing arrested by the police took to their heels, but three of them couldn’t escape the webs of the police.
DSP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku disclosed that the arrest was effected successfully with the help of some civilians in the neighbourhood. She however gave the names of the three suspects arrested as Kwaku Quansah, Francis Ackah and Ali Amadu.
According to DSP Olivia E. Adiku, the driver whose name was given as Taller, and the mate Kojo are currently at large.
DSP Olivia Adiku said, this is the biggest suspected indian hemp that the police command have intercepted for this year and they have also mounted a search for the two who are currently on the run.
The three arrested would be arraigned before court after a forensic investigation to confirm the nature of the substance [leafs], DSP Olivia E. Adiku added.
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