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4 Young Men, High On Illegal Drugs Have Been Arrested While Cutting Down Trees In A Forest Reserve

The Ghana Police service together with the Forestry Commission in Dwaboso has arrested four young men who were illegally cutting down trees in Krokosua Forest Reserve in the area.

The four men when arrested were under the influence of hard drugs (tramadol and wee)as they were cutting down the trees. The 4 men are namely Kwabena Badu, 22 years, Hamidu Issah, 22 years, Kwadwo Amofah, 22 years, and Yeboah Acheampong, 23 years.

Leading the team for the arrest was the district Forestry Commission manager, Mr Mark Adu Gyamfi. They took 3 chainsaw machines from the men. The manager mentioned that the forestry officials and the police got to the forest reserve at about 4 am.

When they entered they heard several operators working and they managed to arrest these four young men because they were high on drugs and could not run. The Police also took a bag from them which contained packs of tramadol and wee. The four men are in police custody at Sefwi Dwaboso. 

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Forestry Commission Hamidu Issah Kwabena Badu Kwadwo Amofah Mark Adu Gyamfi

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