Highway Robber Jailed 15 Years

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A highway robber has been slapped with a 15-year jail term by a court in Mpraeso in the Eastern region.

The convict pleaded guilty when arraigned before the Court on Monday.

Mohammedu Fuseini was arrested on September 14, 2018 as part of a special operation by the Police to clamp down on highway robbers terrorising residents in the Affram Plains and Kwahu enclave.

Last week, seven suspected highway robbers were arrested by a team of National Security operatives at Ekye-Amanfrom in the Kwahu Affram Plains South District.

The suspects are Omaro Mohammed,50, Fuseni Iddrisu, 45, Omaro Abubakari, 30, Ali Abubakari, 20, Shajo Ahmedu , 41, Namata Aliu ,33 and Manu Luwa, 23.

The suspects are believed to be behind the armed robbery menace in the Affram Plains enclave. The special operation was led by DSP Samuel Azugu of National Security SWAT.

On September 15, 2018 seven other suspected highway robbers were also arrested by the Nkawkaw Divisional Police Command .

The suspects were Mohammadu Aliu, 20, Abubarkar Saddick, 25, Gagli Ali, 40, Osmanu Mohammadu,33, Osmanu Aliu, 17, Jalo Ishaiku, 58 and Umaro Sanda, 25.

According to the Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, the suspects are believed to be part of the gang that have been robbing traders and commuters on the Kwahu  Tafo – Adawso motor road.

The arrest follows demonstration by drivers and residents over increasing highway robbery attacks on the Kwahu- Tafo Road.

The Affram Plains is one of the food basket areas of the country producing varied food crops, fish, livestock among others hence attracts many traders from across the country.

The robbers appear to have taken advantage of the brisk nature of business activities in the area and attacking traders on frequent basis.

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