Policeman arrested for demanding GHC1000 bribe from wee smokers

General News of Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Source: mynewsgh.com

2017-12-27

A Policeman has been arrested for demanding bribes from wee smokers

The Kwabenya Police in the Greater Accra region have arrested Haruna Nangtoma, a 37-year old policeman on interdiction and his accomplice for demanding GH¢1000 bribes from some men they spotted allegedly smoking dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp.

According to police investigators, the embattled cop and Yakubu Mole 26 his accomplice, had arrested the four young men for allegedly smoking the narcotic drug and were demanding GH¢1000 each from them before they could be set free.

Someone who saw them negotiating the payment tipped the police who swiftly responded and arrested Haruna Nangtoma at Atomic roundabout on board Toyoto Corolla with registration number GR 45 – 14.

The police stopped and arrested all of them but took them to the station for cautioning.

When a search was conducted on them, a wrap of dried leaves suspected to be narcotic drug was found in the pocket of Yakubu Mole, a foreign pistol with No. Sigarms 60482330 and live ammunition were also found under the front passenger seat of the car, a sergeant cup and a Police Uniform were also found in the car.

The exhibits and the suspects have detained for further investigations.

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