By: Akpabli Daniel Yao | ignewss |Accra
Four (4) suspects have been arrested for unlawful possession of over 104 bags of substances suspected to be narcotics at Lolonya near Sege in the Greater Accra region.
The arrest, according to police source, happened on January 5, 2023, as a result of Police intelligence operation.
“The four suspects, Ntow Prince, Felix Owusu, Jery Quartey and Daitey Mashack were arrested while discharging sacks of the compressed plant materials into a boat at the seaside at Sege”, it noted
Police stated that, during the arrest, suspect Daitey Mashack who is the Assemblyman of the area attempted to bribe the arresting officers with an amount of Twenty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵ 20,000.00).
However, the loaded truck with the substances has been impounded at the Tema Regional Police Headquarters together with the attempted bribe money.
The four suspects were subsequently put before the Ashaiman Circuit Court on Friday, January 6, 2023, where they have been remanded into Police custody to re-appear on January 23, 2023.
CREDIT: Ghana Police Service