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11.03.2009 Crime & Punishment

97 Suspected Criminals Rounded Up In Tema, Ashaiman

By Times Reporter -
97 Suspected Criminals Rounded Up In Tema, Ashaiman

Some of the  97 suspected criminals seated at the Tema Regional Police Station after they were arrested in a swoop .

The  operation was carried   out by the Tema police in collaboration with the National Security and the Rapid Response Unit from the Police Headquarters.

Briefing  the  press on the operation, the Tema Regional Police Commander, DCOP John Kudalor, said the operation which covered, Ashaiman, Tema Community One  and Two,  and Tema NewTown was to reduce crime and make the police presence felt in the areas.

Adam Damatta, a 25-year-old woman was also arrested on the same day at the Tema NewTown for selling bitters made from Indian hemp.

He said two suspected  armed robbers, Aminu Moro, also known as  'Lion', 22 and Numo Holy, 22 were  also arrested on Friday in the Adjei Kojo area  when they attempted robbing a woman who had gone to withdraw money from a bank in Ashaiman.

Mr Kudalor appealed to members of the public to assist the police to eliminate crime by volunteering information that will lead to the arrest of criminals.