The Tema Regional Police Command has arrested suspect Dordzi Dzedefo, who has been on the run since July this year, for alleged robbery and rape committed on July 13, 2021.
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The suspect, who is a motorbike operator was hired by his victim from Kakasunanka No. 1 to Golf City. However, on their return around 12:00 midnight, the suspect took a different route under the pretext of evading a police checkpoint but ended up robbing the victim at knifepoint and raping her.
Further investigations by the police disclosed that the suspect, on July 16, 2021, cashed out an amount of GHSC 247 from the victim’s mobile wallet into his MTN mobile wallet.
On November 1, 2021, the suspect was arrested at his hideout at Kakasunanka No. 1 through a sustained intelligence-led operation.
The suspect has been arraigned at the court and holistic investigations are ongoing to establish other crimes that he might have committed and his possible accomplices.