5 (5) suspected criminals within the Kintampo Municipality have been arrested by the Bono East Regional Police Command for allegedly dealing in narcotics.
287 wrapped substances suspected to be Indian hemp had been retrieved from the suspects.
At a media briefing in Techiman on safety points within the Bono East Area, the Regional Police Commander, DCOP Moses Asabagna Atibillaon disclosed that intelligence gathered by the Police led to the arrest of the 5 at Dawadawa Quantity 2, a suburb of Kintampo.
“At Dawadawa Quantity 2, we acquired 4 suspects who deal in narcotics, and we rounded them up in the home. We acquired about 287 items of dried substance and vegetation that they stuffed in some sacks. We acquired 5 of them arrested and took the reveals that are stored by the Police division.
DCOP Moses Asabagna Atibillaon additional said that the police had additionally arrested one other gang of criminals in Techiman who had been allegedly dealing in unlawful ammunitions.
Over 120 items of ammunition had been retrieved from the suspects.
“We had info that some two suspects had been dealing in ammunition in Techiman so we made our personnel path them to a degree and after they acquired to a degree and run away.”
The arrest comes within the wake of a surge in theft throughout the nation.