Three suspected armed robbers arrested in Upper East


The Upper East Regional Police Command on Sunday July 11, 2021 arrested three (3) persons alleged to be involved in several armed robbery cases in the Nabdam and Zebilla Districts in the Region.

According to a police statement, suspects Maxwell Ziaba a.k.a Strongman aged 19, Bodozina Awudu a.ka. Network Absorber aged 20 and Yidaana Shamshudeen aged 23 were arrested at various hideouts at Pelungu and Dakota.

“Items retrieved from them include a locally manufactured pistol, ammunition, a double-edged knife, two unregistered motorbikes, five gold detectors and mobile phones, the statement said.

According to the police, the suspects have admitted involvement in robberies at Tarkwa and Obuasi mining communities near Tongo and Gbane in the Talensu Districts of the region.

“Suspects have also been identified by some victims who have also identified their stolen items among the retrieved items,” the statement concluded.

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