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Sacked Cop Grabbed For Robbery

Sacked Cop Grabbed For Robbery

The Eastern Regional Police Command have nabbed a dismissed Police Officer, Eric Agyei alias Kuma, 48, with two others for allegedly robbing a carpenter in the Anlo Town, a suburb of Koforidua.

The former police officer who was dismissed in 2012 and his accomplices Samuel Appiah, a 35-year-old wood carver, and Mutakilu Sadiq, 41, driver, dressed in police and military uniforms and embarked on a series of robbery operations.

They were able, in their many operations, to rob GH¢9,800 and two mobile phones worth GH¢410 from a certain Monya Frank.

They also robbed a banker on the day the carpenter went to withdraw GH¢8,500 from the Upper Manya Krobo Rural Bank-Koforidua branch as he returned home.

The carpenter was pulled off the tricycle on which he was riding and handcuffed by the suspects after telling him he was a robbery suspect and was wanted by the Police. It was during that act that he was dispossessed of the money and mobile phones and stripped naked.

A taxi driver spotted him abandoned on the Koforidua-Bunso road and assisted him to go and lodge a complaint at the Bunso Police Station.

A tipoff led to their arrests and during an identification parade one of them was identified as a dismissed police officer.

 

By Staff Writer

 

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