The Ghana Police Service has arrested a member of the armed gang behind the theft assaults in components of the Larger Accra Area final week.
4 broad daylight robberies had been recorded in numerous components of the capital. In a single occasion, the robbers opened hearth, leaving a bystander with gunshot wounds.
The robbers within the separate incidents made away with enormous sums of cash.
Talking on JoyNews’ information programme, Newsfile on Saturday, Performing Police Public Affairs Director, ACP Kwasi Ofori, mentioned they’re within the course of of creating the identities of the remainder of the gang.
He indicated that his outfit has set out an “eagle eye” on the gang and is progressively closing in on the robbers for safety within the capital to be secured
“Their [robbers] means of doing issues have been correctly established inside our intelligence system, and we’re utilizing each obtainable means to get them.
“We’ve additionally distributed dossiers on them to our operational groups to ensure we get them, and we’re coordinating these operations from nationwide to regional to the divisional ranges, and we will see this coordination working very effectively.
“Even in one of many theft circumstances that you simply’ve talked about, we’ve made an arrest, and that particular person is underneath critical interrogation. Within the coming days, may inform us what we’re going to do,” he instructed host Samson Lardy Anyenini.
ACP Ofori added that the police have re-examined their operational methods to spice up visibility at financial centres in Accra.
“Huge deployment at strategic areas together with financial areas is being checked out. We’re additionally going to guarantee that we strengthen our intelligence efforts, patrols, concentrating on these criminals and ensuring that we get them,” he burdened.