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5th suspect in Amasan Tamfoe robbery arrested; 2 at large

The Police have arrested the fifth suspect involved in the Amasan Tamfoe robbery that resulted in the death of two people on May 27, 2022 in the Eastern Region.

In a statement, the Police noted that Yahaya Adama, believed to be the mastermind of the robbery, was arrested at his residence at Akwaboaso in the Eastern Region.

According to the Police, the suspect upon his arrest “admitted having received GH₵11,000.00 out of the booty.”

It would be recalled that the suspect and his gang of armed robbers, numbering seven, attacked and robbed a gold buying company at Asaman Tamfoe on May 27, 2022 during which they shot and killed a security man and one other in the process. They also made away with over GH₵100,000.00.

The Police said, “through sustained-intelligence operations, the Police have so far arrested five out of the seven robbers. Suspect Moro Saado was arrested on June 03, 2022 in Kumasi, suspect Ali Ousmanu who shot the security man was arrested on June 04, 2022 at Akanten near Asesewa, suspect Elvis Kwaasi was arrested on June 15, 2022 at Asaman Tamfoe, suspect Issaka Abdul alias Baba Liman was arrested on August 02, 2022 at Sofoline Kumasi and the 5th suspect,  Yahaya Adama has been arrested at Akwaboso near Kwabeng.”

Although two more suspects are on the run, the Police assured that the “remaining two gang members will surely be arrested and brought to face justice as promised.”

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