Police in Assin Fosu has arrested five suspected notorious drug dealers at separate locations thus, Assin Nduaso in the Assin North District and Asin Akropong in Assin Central District all in the Central Region.
Information gathered by Oman FM reporter Isaac Donkoh indicates that the Assin Fosu Divisional Police Patrol Team acted upon a tip-off and arrest two suspected notorious drug peddlers. They are 47-year-old Edward Asante, locally known as Agya Amadu and Razak Ibrahim, 32 years.
A search on them revealed in possession of three separate quantities of plant substance suspected to be narcotic drugs, 2 smoking lighters, Paper wrappers and a pair of scissors concealed in a polythene bag etc.
The arrest of the suspects came about after a continuous surveillance on the suspect Razak Ibrahim, a native of Sabongida near Tamale in the Northern Region, who had been a source of supply of the drug to Edward Asante also known as Agya Amadu a native of Assin Nduaso. The retrieved exhibits are retained for as evidence.
The other there were arrested at Assin Akropong in the Assin central district, they are Samuel Adjei 25, Moro Ibrahim 38, and Kwame Opare 21. The police recovered 5 mobile phones, 3 smoking lighters, 2 cutlasses, parcels of plant materials suspected to be Weed.
At a press briefing, Assin Fosu Divisional Police Commander ACP Augustine Luguyare assured that they are not relenting in their effort, rather they are resolved to weed out all criminal activities in the jurisdiction. The police are thus encouraging the public to assist them with information on criminal activities. He added.
Meanwhile, the suspects explained to Isaac Donkoh how they landed in the hands of the police. They are currently in police custody pending investigations and further actions.