A 38 - year - old suspected drug dealer has been arrested in Accra following an operation mounted by the Special Weapon and Tactics Unit of the Ghana Police Service. The suspect, Samuel Asante, was arrested upon a tip - off at the Christianburg castle junction at Osu where he was trading in substances suspected to be narcotics.
In a statement, the Police say the suspect was arrested by personnel from the headquarters of the National Operations and upon thorough search retrieved suspicious items from his room. The items include seven (7) sacks full of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp, ten (10) bottles of alcoholic drinks brewed with substances suspected to be Indian hemp and samples of marijuana made shito. Samuel Asante will be arraigned before court upon completion of investigations.
The statement announcing his arrest said the Police Service will continue to adopt strategies to rid communities of criminals, in a bid to prevent crimes and to ensure law and order in the country. The general public have also been commended and encouraged to continue to help the police fight crime by reporting suspicious activities and persons they see in their areas.
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