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Four arrested for possessing over 104 bags of substances suspected to be narcotics


A police intelligence operation on 5th January 2023, led to the arrest of four suspects for the unlawful possession of over 104 bags of substances suspected to be narcotics at Lolonya near Sege in the Greater Accra region.

The four suspects, Ntow Prince, Felix Owusu, Jery Quartey and Daitey Mashack were arrested while loading sacks of the compressed plant materials onto a boat at the Sege seaside.

During the arrest, suspect, Daitey Mashack, who is the Assemblyman of the area attempted to bribe the arresting officers with an amount of Twenty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵ 20,000.00).

Four arrested for possessing over 104 bags of substances suspected to be narcotics

The loaded truck with the substances has been impounded at the Regional Police Headquarters together with the attempted bribe money.

The four suspects were subsequently put before the Ashaiman Circuit Court on Friday, 6th January 2023, where they have been remanded into Police custody to re-appear on 23rd January 2023.

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