The Ghana Police has conducted a massive operation today arresting a total number of 230 persons suspected to be involved in criminal activities such as prostitution, drug pedling and armed robbery. This Operation took place the "Sodjar Bar" enclave of Circle.
The police made this arrest based on an Intel it received which has led to the capture of this group of people who are mostly foreign Nationals. In a press conference the Director of Operations of the Ghana Police service revealed that, the activities of this group has been monitored for two weeks before the final operation.
The operation according to him, took place between Thursday 15th April 11:00pm to Friday 16th April 1:00pm. They captured a total of 145 males and 85 females making a total of 230 in all.
They also captured 35 motor bikes and an amount of 6000 Ghana cedis from one person and 700 cedis from another person. It was found out that, a Nigerian woman by the name Adaachi have been responsible for recruiting prostitutes into the country, of which a confession has been retrieved.
ACP Arhin said they are having talks with the operations of Ghana Immigration service to handle the issues concerning the foreign nationals because it falls outside their jurisdiction.
Policed have further indicated that these suspects are being screen and if found culpable, will be processed for trial.
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