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Friday, November 26, 2021

Savelugu Police intercept two containers of Rosewood

The Savelugu Police in the Northern Region have intercepted two containers of rosewood at Diare on the Tamale-Bolgatanga highway.

Police sources indicated the rosewood, which has been banned, was loaded from Yagaba in the Northeast Region.

One person was arrested on Saturday at a Police checkpoint on the highway.

The driver and one other occupant of the truck with registration number, GN 411-14 abandoned the vehicle and fled while a man, who later came to claim ownership of the consignment, was arrested.

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He has, however, been granted inquiry bail at the Regional Headquarters.

The truck is currently parked at the Savelugu station, pending the next step from the forestry department.

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