The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested 396 suspected criminals and impounded 792 bikes, after swoops in elements of the area.
The swoops have been carried out concurrently inside all of the 15 Police Divisions within the area, between September 14 and September 20, 2021.
The Head of the Ashanti Regional Police Public Affairs Unit, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Godwin Ahyiano, confirmed the arrest to the Ghanaian Occasions, a number of the suspects have been remanded into police custody while others have been granted bail.
He mentioned the suspects, between the ages of 17 and 55 years, have been screened and people discovered culpable would seem earlier than court docket.
ASP Ahyiano mentioned house owners of the impounded bikes, had been requested to provide paperwork protecting them for inspection and verification, and “house owners of with faux paperwork protecting bikes will probably be prosecuted.”
He gave the peace of mind that the police would proceed to make sure regulation and order.
In July this 12 months, the Regional Police Command arrested 30 suspected criminals, who have been terrorising residents of Aboabo, Tinker Island and its environs in the same swoop.
The police retrieved overseas pistols, stay cartridges, pair of scissors, assorted cellular handsets, army jackets, wrappers of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp and tramadol tablets.
The Regional Police Command obtained complaints of legal actions, from residents of Aboabo, Tinker Island and different elements of the area.
FROM KINGSLEY E.HOPE, KUMASI