A FOOTBALLER believed to be the mind behind the current false Fb publication, created within the identify of the Volta Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Edward Oduro Kwateng providing to help candidates for Ghana Police Service recruitment, has been arrested.
The suspect, Frank Fenuku Junior, 21, was nabbed on the Adentan Zongo Junction in Accra, on Monday.
The Volta Regional Police Public Affairs Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police (D SP), Effia Tenge, disclosed these to the Ghanaian Instances, in Ho, yesterday.
She stated that on September 14, this 12 months, three folks had been arrested for the fraudulent police recruitment publication on Fb.
DSP Effia Tenge stated that additional investigations into the matter revealed that the sim card which was used for the rip-off was in possession of Fenuku Junior.
She indicated that in interrogation, the suspect admitted being the mastermind of the false Fb publication, created within the identify of the Volta Regional Police Commander.
Fenuku Junior additionally stated he conspired with different folks to swindle unsuspecting victims of monies, beneath the pretext of allocating ‘protocol slots’ for them within the police recruitment train, DSP Tenge said.
She stated that many victims paid numerous sums of cash to the suspect hoping to be favoured within the ongoing police recruitment.
Fenuku Junior was as a consequence of be arraigned earlier than the Ho Circuit Courtroom on the time of submitting this report.
In the meantime, the opposite suspects, Bernard Amenyah, 18, Godsway Adzikah, 23, and Godson Wemegah, 21, have been arraigned earlier than the Ho Circuit Courtroom.
One among them was remanded in police custody to reappear in court docket yesterday, whereas the opposite two had been granted bail to help within the police in investigations.
DSP Tenge stated that the Volta Regional Police Command remained resolute in pursuit of recruitment charlatans and had thus far arrested 5 suspects in reference to recruitment scams.
She urged individuals who had fallen sufferer to the rip-off to report their instances to the police.
FROM ALBERTO MARIO NORETTI, HO