The swoop was carried out at the crime-prone area in the early hours of Sunday in an effort to rid the locality of criminals
The police found quantities of dried-wrapped leaves believed to be cannabis, tramadol, scissors, and boxes of cigarettes, mobile phones, a laptop and a parcel of whitish substance suspected to be cocaine.
Briefing the media on Sunday morning at Kasoa, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), David Agyeman Adjem, the Kasoa Divisional Police Commander, said the operation was part of the Ghana Police Service’s nationwide exercise to clamp down on the activities of criminals.
“We are going to screen them and those who have issues with us, we will deal with them,” Kasoa Divisional Police Commander, ACP David Agyeman Djem, told the press.
“So far, we have identified about three or four of them who are on our wanted list and those who have cases with us that are in court. We will profile the others and see if any of them has a record with the police,” he added.
He appealed to residents to have confidence in the personnel and provide them with the needed information to track and arrest criminals in their communities, adding that, providing effective policing to maintain law and order was a collective responsibility, therefore, they should not to shield suspected criminals but volunteer information leading to their arrest and prosecution.
The operation dubbed ‘Flush Out the Criminals’ within Kasoa and its surroundings, involved ninety-five police officers drawn from the National Headquarters, Cape Coast and the Kasoa Division of the Ghana Police Service, and led by ACP David Agyemang, the Kasoa Divisional Commander.
The suspects are currently in police custody as investigations continue.Last modified on Monday, 30 April 2018