The Eastern Regional Police Command has arrested three persons for possessing eleven sacks of substances suspected to be Indian hemp at Suhum.
The three suspects, two men and a woman, were picked up by the police at their hideout while packaging the substance for transportation to Accra.
ASP Ebenezer Tetteh, the Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the arrest to Citi News, indicated that the Police acted upon a tip-off.
“On December 28 at about 10:00pm, Police had information that suspects David Tetteh aged 43 years, a female Akpeteyo Tetteh aged 30 years, and Bortey Samuel aged 22 years, were in a room at Abenabo near Suhum processing dry leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp meant to be transported to Accra for sale,” he said.
ASP Ebenezer Tetteh added that, “the patrol team assisted by the informant went to the said house at Abenabo and confirmed the story. The stuff had already been parceled into eleven mini bags waiting to be transported to Accra”.
“The suspects who were in the house were arrested and they led Police to search the rooms in the house and in one of the rooms, the eleven mini bags containing the dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp were found and same collected”.
ASP Ebenezer Tetteh indicated that the suspects are in custody assisting with further investigations.
“The three suspects are currently in Police cells while the exhibits have been retained at the Police station to assist in the investigation and they will soon be arraigned for the appropriate sanctions to be given o them,” he added.
By: Neil Nii AmarteyKarnaku/citifmonline.com/Ghana