Police arrest 5th suspect in Asaman Tamfoe robbery
Through sustained intelligence-led operation, the Ghana police have arrested one more suspect in connection with the Asaman Tamfoe robbery.
This brings the number of suspects arrested so far to five.
The suspects were involved in a robbery attack that led to the death of two persons.
The robbers, numbering seven, attacked a gold buying company at Asaman Tamfoe in the Atiwa East District of the Eastern Region on May 21, 2022, where they shot and killed a security man and one other in the process and made away with over GhC 100,000.00.
Suspect Yahaya Adama, believed to be the mastermind of the robbery, was arrested at his residence at Akwaboso in the Eastern region.
He admitted to have received GhC 11,000.00 out of the booty.
According to a Police statement, painstaking investigations and intelligence made it possible to trace five out of the seven gang members .
The police said, suspect Moro Saado was arrested on June 3, 2022, in Kumasi, suspect Ali Ousmanu, who shot the security man was arrested on June 4, 2022, at Akanten near Asesewa, suspect Elvis Kwaasi was arrested on June 15, 2022, at Asaman Tamfoe, suspect Issaka Abdul alias Baba Liman was arrested on August 2, 2022, at Sofoline Kumasi and the 5th suspect Yahaya Adama has been arrested at Akwaboso near Kwabeng.
“We wish to once again assure the public that the remaining two gang members will surely be arrested and made to face justice as promised,” the Police added.