The Accra Regional Police Command as part of efforts to rid the metropolis of criminal activities and create an enabling environment for an incident-free Eidul Adha celebration has arrested 378 suspects in its recent operation.
The one-week operation, which begun on the 13 – 19 of July 2021, saw the arrest of 354 males and 24 females from various hideouts in Accra.
The operation was conducted out simultaneously across all divisions and districts commands and in areas such as Sowutuom, Kwabenya, Osu, Kotobabi, Airport, Dansoman, Oyibi, Mamprobi, Abokobi Ayi Mensah, Darkuman, Cantoments, Kaneshie, Korle bu, Kokrobite, Adenta, Tesano, Legon and Nungua.
The suspects are between the ages of 19 to 57 years and have been detained for screening and those found culpable will be arraigned before Court.
Items retrieved include quantities of dried leaves suspected to be marijuana, sachets of liquid substances laced with narcotics, 33 motorbikes, laptops, mobile phones, knives, cutlasses and other offensive weapons.
The police have called on the public to “continue to offer police the needed support in its crime-fighting efforts in the area of volunteering credible information.”