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08.08.2018 General News

Police Impound Cannabis Concealed In 'Konkonte'

By MyJoyOnline
Police Impound Cannabis Concealed In 'Konkonte'
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A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Drug Law Enforcement Unit of the Ghana Police Service in the Eastern Region, for allegedly possessing narcotic drugs suspected to be wee.

The suspect, Iddrisu Yakubu, was arrested with two fertiliser sacks containing 44 compressed slabs mixed with dried cassava populary known as 'Konkonte'.


Regional police PRO,DSP Ebenezer Tetteh said , Police acting upon intelligence, arrested the suspect with the exhibits in a Hyundai H100 passenger car with registration number GN 553-14 from Nkurakan heading towards Koforidua, the Regional Capital.

According to him, the suspect during interrogation, admitted ownership of the exhibits and mentioned one Teye Eric of Huhunya as his supplier.


The driver of the commercial vehicle carrying the exhibits, Isaac Narh was asked to report to assist investigation.

Meanwhile, DSP Tetteh says, the suspect has been detained to assist police trace and apprehend the said supplier while the exhibits have been forwarded to forensic laboratory for examination.


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