Police say anyone with information that will lead to the arrest of Nathaniel Baidoo, the alleged leader of the 12-member robbery gang that engaged the police in a shootout last Friday, will receive a GHÈ»5,000 reward.
The shootout that ensued between the police and the gang during an anti-robbery operation at New Bortianor, a suburb of Accra, resulted in the death of one Constable Prince Charles.
Apart from Nathaniel Baidoo, nicknamed King Kong, his two other accomplices— Effah Kojo aka Obolo and Kwabena Kuma aka Kwabena Mark—have also been declared wanted by the police.
Other members of the gang currently standing trial before an Accra Circuit Court for robbery are Issac Kwasi Boadi aka KK, unemployed; Kwame Anokye aka Tagor, driver’s mate; Amos Bortey Bor- ketey, driver; Isaac Addo Mensah aka Almera; Yaw Richard aka Opuni, driver; Sylvestert Otwe, driver’s mate and Kwasi Bentum, farmer.
They are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, robbery and attempted robbery each.
All seven accused persons are said to have on December 9,2 014 at Madina, a suburb of Accra, robbed Melcom Company of two big flat screen television sets valued at GHÈ»5,800 and an unspecified brand of new mobile phones whose value is yet to be known.
Also before the court were Mary Komabu, aka New Town Madam, Feyi Stephen and Evelyn Dorson.
In the case of New Town Madam, prosecution said that between the months of December 2014 and January 2015 in Tema, she aided and abetted the seven robbers to rob.
The police administration has, however, pledged a GHÈ»5,000 financial reward for anyone with credible information that will lead to the arrest of the suspected criminals.
Information on their whereabouts, according to a news release issued on Tuesday in Accra by the Greater Accra Regional Police Headquarters and signed by its Public Affairs Officer, ASP Effia Tenge, should be directed to the Accra Regional Police Command or any nearest police station nationwide. One can also call the following police emergency lines: 0302773695, 0302773906 or Crime Fighters MTN and Vodafone short code 18555 OR 919.
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