A/R: Police arrest 5 suspect in connection with attack on bullion van

Police have arrested  five persons in connection with a bullion van attack that resulted in the killing of a police officer at Fomena in the Ashanti region.

The five suspects currently held in custody have been named as Bismark Owusu Ansah, 29, Azumah Titus, 23, Kofi Matthew, 24, Kojo Agyapong 30 and Martin Teye 26.

They were part of a ten-member gang that robbed a bullion van at Fomena that led to death of Sergeant Martin Baba who was stationed at the Dunkwa District Command.

Briefing journalist on Monday, February 22, Ashanti Regional Police Commander, COP Kwasi Mensah Duku said the suspects will soon be processed for court after investigations.

A number of personal effects including a cash amount of ¢53, 934 have been retrieved from the suspects.

He further reminded the public to provide credible information leading to the arrest of the other accomplices including the prime suspect.

Meanwhile the have also launched a manhunt for a notorious armed robber , John Appiah, 22, aka Omega who has been involved in a number of crimes including the killing of an ambulance driver at Asesewa in the Eastern Region.

Jonathan Ofori

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