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Aflao swoop: Two teenage robbers, others nabbed

The Police at Aflao in a joint operation with the military on Thursday smoked-out a number of suspected criminals from their hideouts.

A Police source stated that on Friday that the operations commenced at 1515 hours when the security team on a tipoff arrived at the Low Cost area to pick Edem Bedzrah, alias Thunder, 23, native of Aflao, Ezah Mensah, alias Death Key, 19, from Accra and Richard Amuzu, 19.

The Source said, Bedzrah believed to be the ring leader had two locally made double barreled guns, two live cartridges, a military uniform and 9 mm caliber ammunition on him.

He said within an hour of the first arrests, the team was led by the three to a house at Avoeme, another suburb of Aflao to pick up Joshua Amewugah, alias, Wugah, 18.

The source said a locally made pistol, talisman, six live cartridges were found concealed in his boot.

Also found were some rolls of dried leaves believed to be marijuana, a bayonet and a metal cutter. He said the team then moved to Zorokpone, a brothel where Efo Do Azalekor, alias Fatbone, 18 said to be a notorious criminal and his accomplice Michael Adika were hiding and picked them up.

In their rooms were dried leaves, cutlasses and knives. The source said the suspects had been moved to custody in Ho for further interrogations.

He said all efforts are being made to tackle criminals in the area, who are making the place unsafe for residents and visitors.

Source: Daily viewgh


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