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Kofi Nti, 7 others arrested for robbery at Prampram


By;brightwebtv.com/Nana asare barimah

An employee of a company who led seven others to rob his employers has been apprehended by the  Prampram Divisional Police command, MyNewGh.com has confirmed.




According to the Kpone District Police, on Sunday at about 12:05 am they received information that armed men numbering about 10 scaled the wall of a trading company located within the Kpone Municipality and held the night watchman and two drivers’ mates hostage, by locking them up in one of the company’s offices.
They then drove a truck into the compound and forced one forty footer container, which contained various appliances open. Items such as Air conditioners and TV Sets were loaded into the waiting truck after which they bolted.
Luck however eluded the leader of the robbery gang, Johnson Nti alias Kofi Nti who is an employee of the said company, when he was spotted in a moving vehicle by the complainants. Police were alerted and he was subsequently arrested to assist investigations.

After a search in suspect’s house, he led police to an uncompleted building at Kpone-Kokompe, where they had stashed their booty. Police retrieved 61 air conditioners, comprising of  NASCO ,Midea, Samsung and Chigo brands, two LG flat screen television sets, one Midea water dispenser and one Nasco kettle from the uncompleted building. Further search in suspect’s car revealed a bottle, which was similar to one that was picked up at the crime scene and two machetes, suspected to have been used for the robbery.
He also led police to arrest seven of his accomplices who were hiding at various places within the municipality. These suspects are Stephen Mensah alias America, aged 27, Emmanuel Mensah alias Emma, aged 29, Clement Gyasi, 32, Abdulah Mohammed, Andrews Koffie 32, Joe Amoah 37 and Kwame Danso 29.

Meanwhile suspects are currently in police custody and are due to appear before court today, March 27, 2019.



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