The Upper West Regional Police Command has arrested a middle-aged driver for stealing a Toyota Hilux with registration number GM-4942-12 belonging to his employers.
Narrating the incident to Citi News, the acting Public Relations Officer of the Upper West Regional Police, ASP Edmund Namekye, said the suspect, “Kojo Mensah, stole the car from Ibrahim Send Enterprise, a small scale mining company based In Asante Bedwas where he was engaged as a driver.”
Kojo Mensah absconded with the car to Techiman and offered it for sale at GHC10, 000.
According g to ASP Nyamekye, Police in Wa upon a tip off feigned interest in buying the car at GHC15, 000, and lured the suspect to Wa where he was arrested upon interrogation.
He said a signal was sent to other police stations across the country, and it came out that a complaint about the missing car had been lodged at the Asante Bekwai police station about the said missing car.
The suspect has since been handed over to the police in Asante Bekwai for further investigations.
By: Mahama Latif/citifmonline.com/Ghana