Western Regional Police Command intercepts 92 bales of dried leaves


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Sekondi, Oct. 24, GNA – The Western Regional
Police Command on Tuesday intercepted a cargo truck with registration number AS
5138 – 11carrying 92 bales of dried leaves, substances suspected to be narcotic
drugs.

DSP Olivia Adiku, the Regional Police Public
Relations Officer, who confirmed the incident to the Ghana News Agency, said
the MTTD police on their daily checks around the Apremdo came

Sekondi, Oct. 24, GNA – The Western Regional
Police Command on Tuesday intercepted a cargo truck with registration number AS
5138 – 11carrying 92 bales of dried leaves, substances suspected to be narcotic
drugs.

DSP Olivia Adiku, the Regional Police Public
Relations Officer, who confirmed the incident to the Ghana News Agency, said
the MTTD police on their daily checks around the Apremdo came across the truck
carrying goods with five persons on board heading to Tarkwa.

She said during a search, the police
discovered bales of sacks containing dried leaves suspected to be narcotic
drug.

DSP Adiku said the occupants, sensing danger
took to their heels but were overpowered by the police with the help of some
civilians which led to the arrest of three of the suspects, Kwaku Quansah,
Francis Ackah and Ali Amadu.

She said the suspects and the vehicle has been
handed over to Western Regional Drug Law Enforcement Unit (DLEU) for further
investigation.

The Police PRO said the 92 bales of leaves
suspected to be narcotic drugs, together with the vehicle were currently
serving evidential purposes whiles efforts were being made to arrest suspect
driver by name Taller and suspect Yaw Kojo who managed to escape.

GNA


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