3 robbers
3 robbers

All three were on board an Opel Vectra Taxi Cab with registration number GR4291W being driven by suspect Baba Adams age 24, with two occupants namely Isaac Otoo, footballer, 24, and Charles Donkor, 28 who is unemployed.

3 robbers
3 robbers
Their vehicle was intercepted at Teacher Mantey near Suhum in the Eastern Region during a snap check on that stretch of the road at 2:30pm on Thursday

During a search on the vehicle, produced a safe of One Hundred Twenty Thousand (GHC120.00) and a bag containing Seven Thousand Nine hundred and Forty (GHC 7,940).

A staff of the Company told spynewsagency.com that the money was meant for the purchasing of cocoa from farmers in the district.

He said, at the time the money was brought from the bank with a police escort, it was too late to be sent to the various purchasing clerks so it was left in the office of one of the Cocoa Purchasing Companies. They reported for duty the next morning only to realise that the money was gone.

The Police officer in-charge of the National Highway Patrol Unit in the Eastern Region, Superintendent Alexandra Amenya, who interrogated the suspects Isaac Otoo, the footballer, confirmed that they broke into a Cocoa Depot Office in Nankese on the Suhum-Koforidua road and stole those items.safe

Superintendent Amenya said, the robbers told him that they were taking the stolen items to Tema where they all reside. However they could not open the safe until it was taken to the Police Headquarters in Accra.

Currently, the suspects are still in police custody.

When Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service in Accra was contacted they said, the case is being processed for Court while further investigations continue.

Source: Kweku Bolton || Investigative Journalist

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