Fertilizer diversion, Nigerian held


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A Nigerian is being held by the police in connection with the diversion of fertilizers meant for distribution to cocoa farmers

Kumasi, Sept 16,
GNA – A Nigerian is being held by the police in connection with the diversion
of fertilizers meant for distribution to cocoa farmers.

Assistant
Superintendent of Police (ASP) Yussif Tanko of the Ashanti Regional Police
Public Affairs Unit, gave the name of the suspect as Yekini Adejuma.

He told journalists
that the fertilizers had been concealed on a Kumasi-Aflao bound VIP bus and
this was intercepted by the police during routine check.

He called for the
public to remain vigilant and be bold to report anybody found engaged in the
sale of agricultural inputs for farmers.

Separately, the
police have arrested and detained Abubakar Sadiq, 19, over the murder of
another teenager.

He is reported to
have stabbed one Mustapha Osman to death at Aboabo in Kumasi during a quarrel.

ASP Tanko said they
were also keeping four other men for offences including robbery and
impersonation.

They were
identified as Augustine Kyeremeh, Simon Dwumfuor, Stephen Akple and Kwame
Richard.

The suspects would
be arraigned as soon as the police were done with their investigations, he
added.

GNA


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