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30.08.2020 Crime & Punishment

Afigya-Kwabre South: Suspected Armed Robber With AK-47 Rifle Arrested

Afigya-Kwabre South: Suspected Armed Robber With AK-47 Rifle Arrested
LISTEN AUG 30, 2020

A suspected armed robber has been nabbed by the Kodie District Police in the Afigya-Kwabre South of the Ashanti region

His name was given as Martin Agyei and was arrested together with a taxi cab loaded with arms and ammunition on Wednesday.

A source, who asked not to be named, said police retrieved an AK-47 assault rifle with 23 live cartridges, a pistol, a jackknife, a military hat and other clothing, which were hidden in the doors of the taxi.

The source said Agyei was alone in the taxi when the police patrol team stopped him.

He said upon a search, police discovered the weapons concealed in one of the doors of the vehicle.

The police suspect that Agyei was on his way to Techiman in the Bono East Region for robbery activities.

The Ashanti Regional police command indicated that it had launched an investigation into the matter.

---Daily Guide

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