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Comments: Ghanaians Suspect Police Officer In Tarkwa Bullion Van Heist

The Ghana Police Service might have their intelligence on the robbery attack on Ransbet Supermarket in Tarkwa of the Western Region but the public suspicion about the case could dent their reputation. Some Ghanaians having learned about the arrest of two suspects linked to the bullion van heist on Monday said there is no basis for the Police Command to exclude their officer who was detailed to escort them to the supermarket.

Per a press release by the Western Region Command of the Ghana Police Service, the suspects Charles Enning, and Dorcas Akosua Amankwah, all staff of the cash-in-transit company; Mon-Tran Ghana Limited is accused of failing to pick up the designated police officer on duty before the day’s operation. But some Ghanaians believe the police officer was complicit in this operation.


They simply argue that it was deliberate on the part of the police officer to be absented at the crime scene, so he/she cannot be held responsible for not confronting the armed robber who snatched the over one hundred thousand Ghana Cedis cash from them at the supermarket right before they could deposit it at the bank.

Amin Al-Amin and Selorm Noamsi in their reaction to the Police publication of their preliminary investigation on their official Facebook page couldn’t fathom why the Police officer, whose duty was to escort the bullion van and the Mon-Tran staff, was absented. They have provoked the curiosity of some Ghanaians and developed a string of reactions to their comments.

Interestingly, there is a history of robberies at the local supermarket, one that appears to be a recurring criminal issue. Frank Bio on Facebook seemed to know quite much about Ransbet Supermarket and wondered why the business seems to suffer this yearly crisis.

He has sparked suspicion about the Manager of the supermarket, adding that it was irresponsible of the manager to have proceeded with the transaction without the police officer. Mr. Bio argued that it is a standard procedure for the manager to insist on police presence anytime such a transaction is executed; hence his failure makes him a suspect in the case.

These suspicions would likely be interrogated by the Police as the Investigations travel. In the meantime, the armed robbers are yet to be identified and arrested.

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Amin Al-Amin Charles Enning Dorcas Akosua Amankwah Ghana Police Service Ghanaians


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