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A/R: Police arrest 35 suspected criminals in swoop at Afigya Kwabre

Police in the Ashanti Region has arrested thirty-five [35] suspected criminals following a swoop in Afigya Kwabre North District.

Police in the Ashanti Region has arrested thirty-five [35] suspected criminals following a swoop in Afigya Kwabre North District.

The Police in the capital of the Region have been on alert with regards to recent criminal activities and embarked on an operation to key hideouts of suspected criminals on August 23, 2021.

The area in recent times has been identified as a major hub and hideout for suspected criminals and narcotic drug peddlers within Afigya Kwabre North District.

The swoop took place at Boamang, Tetrem, and Kyekyewere townships.

The swoop was led by the District Police command of Afigya Kwabre North-ASP Edward Odame Agyei together with Chief Inspector. B. F. Manso, Boamang Station Officer-Inspector Daniel Twumasi and Inspector Issifu Uddrisu, Kyekyewere station Officer.

The District Commander, ASP Edward Odame Agyei told the media, 10 toffees were suspected to be laced with Indian herb, 60 pieces of wrapped narcotic substance suspected to be Indian herb, 5 scissors, 2 lighters, 2 fresh green leafy plants suspected to be Indian herb, 1 slab wrapped of substance suspected to be Indian herb, 44 packet of gold seal cigarettes, 9 bottles of local gin (AKPETESHIE) with greenish color suspected to be laced with Indian herb was retrieved from their hideout.

The 35 persons arrested are,

1.JEFFERY AKWASI SARPONG 342. JOHN KYEREMANTENG 55 YEARS
3. WILLIAM NAWULI 18 YEARS
4. ISHAKU ABDUL RAUF 19, YEARS
5. ALI KWAME 28 YEARS
6. KUFFOUR CHARLES 56 YEARS
7. ABENA EMELIA 35 YEARS
8. OSEI OWUSU 36 YEARS
9. KWADWO ADU 32 YEARS
10. BAFFOUR AWIMYAH 38 YEARS
11. AKUA SERWAH 36 YEARS
12. OSEI YAW, 28 YEARS
13.FRIMPONG AUGUSTINE, 26 YEARS
14. OSEI KWABENA, 32 YEARS
15. AFIA DONKOR, 28 YEARS
16. SERWAH BOATENG,56 YEARS
17. AFIA MINKAH, 53 YEARS
18. CYNTHIA KWA, 35 YEARS
19. ABDUL BASIT, 35 YEARS
20. YEBOAH ERIC, 28 YEARS
21. ERIC AMOAKO, 36 YEARS
22. MOHAMED ABUBAKAR, 46 YEARS
23. AMOATENG YAW, 20 YEARS
24. ABOAGYE KOFI, 18 YEARS
25. MOHAMED USIF, AGE 57 YEARS
26. MAJID MOHAMMED, 21 YEARS
27. ERIC AMOAKO, 56 YEARS
28. OKYERE YAW EMMANUEL, 20 YEARS
29. KWAME BONSU, 20 YEARS
30. ERIC AMEGBOR, 40 YEARS
31. DOGBEDAH SEYANGLO, 31 YEARS
32. RICHARD NYANMAH, 37 YEARS
33. NANA BOATENG, 33 YEARS
34. GABRIEL BOAPONG, 42 YEARS
35. FRANCIS ABUGIRI, 29 YEARS

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