Five individuals have been arrested for allegedly engaging in illegal sand-winning actions at Gonsie, a neighborhood throughout the Weija Gbawe Municipality of the Greater Accra Region.
The arrest was made by a activity pressure led by the Municipal Chief Executive of the realm.
The actions of the sand winners in accordance with the Chief Executive have the potential of inflicting a mudslide and likewise destroying roads inside that enclave constructed a number of months again.
The 5 individuals arrested can be arraigned.
Speaking after the arrest, the Municipal Chief Executive for Weija Gbawe, Patrick Kumor, stated “it was an ambush, there was no way the suspects could run. The police fired warning shots at them and so they had no option but to cooperate. The Assembly works during the day and so you don’t see them around, their operations are mostly at night.”
“We cannot continue this way. I have warned them time and time again that when these issues come to my attention I will ensure that the suspects are apprehended. No culprit will be spared.”