3 robbers arrested with acid

Three (3) robbers terrorizing Apotuagya and it’s surroundings have been arrested by the Police with a plastic container bearing a liquid substance suspected to be acid which they use in their operations.

DCOP Ken Yeboah, Ashanti Regional Police Commander, in a press briefing, explained that, the Asokwa Divisional Police Command arrested suspects Muhammed Sule, Abubakar Saddick Awudu and Ibrahim in connection with a robbery.

According to him, the three (3) suspects went to Aputuogya and its surrounding areas on a robbery spree when luck eluded them and were arrested by the residents.

He revealed that, a search in a black school bag carried by one of the suspects revealed a smaller bag containing one locally manufactured pistol, two live cartridges, two knives and two tricycle ignition keys.

Other items found on them included ten (10) Tramadol tablets and two eye drops and a plastic container containing a liquid substance suspected to be acid which they use in their operation.

He said the suspects have admitted to the offence and have been identified by some residents in the area as the people who have been involved in robberies in the past.

The suspects are in police custody assisting in investigations.

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