TWO SUSPECTED armed robbers who are said to have mastered how to rape their female victims after robbing them, have been arrested by the EMEF Estate Police.
Daniel Aidoo, 18 and Frank Amenuku, 19, both unemployed residents of Gbetsile in the Kpone-Katamanso district of the Greater Accra Region, were arrested when they allegedly attempted to rape a woman after she was robbed of her personal effects.
Briefing DAILY GUIDE on the incident, Chief Superintendent of Police Samuel Kwesi Ofori, Commander of the Dodowa Divisional Police, explained that his outfit received a distress call from an unknown informant about a robbery attack at Gbetsile TMA Cluster of Schools.
According to the commander, the anti-armed robbery police patrol team quickly rushed to the place and spotted the two suspects in the act.
He said that Daniel was arrested at the scene together with a man who had sustained some injuries but Frank managed to escape upon seeing the police advancing towards them.
Preliminary investigations, C/Supt Kwesi Ofori indicated, revealed that Daniel and Frank accosted the female victim who had closed from work at about 11:00 pm on January 15, 2016 and robbed the woman of her personal effects, including phones and unspecified amount of money.
The victim, he indicated, screamed in the course of the robbery which attracted the attention of a passerby who rushed to the scene to rescue her.
The police officer said the robbers, wielding a machete, slashed several times the arm of the Good Samaritan before the police appeared on the scene to arrest Daniel.
The Police Commander pointed out that Daniel, during interrogations, admitted the offence of raping their victims after robbing them and led police to the hideout of Frank who was also arrested in a kraal which serves as their hideout.
He said the injured rescuer was given police medical report form to attend hospital for treatment and examination.
He added that the two suspects would be put before court to face the full rigors of the law as soon as investigations were completed.
From Vincent Kubi, Matahoko