40 armed robbers have been apprehended by the Ashanti Regional Police Command.

 The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested 40 suspected armed robbers believed to be behind several robberies in the Kumasi Metropolis in recent times.

Among the communities were Adum, Sokoban, Adiebeba, Twedie, Trabuom, Aboabo, Dechemso, Foase, Brofoyedru, and others.

Items retrieved included foreign pistols, ammunition, mobile phones, motorbikes, rings, necklaces, wristwatches, speakers, and others.

A statement signed by Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Godwin Ahianyo said the suspects were put before the court and remanded in police custody for further investigations while the items were retained as evidence.

It called on community leaders and members, who know the hideouts of criminals in their areas, to inform the police to help curb the increasing nefarious activities of criminal gangs.

The statement said the regional police command was committed to making the Kumasi metropolis and the region as a whole, safer and peaceful for all law-abiding citizens.

ASP Godwin AhianyoASP Godwin Ahianyo

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