Following an intel-driven operation on July 17, 2022, Techiman of the Bono East Region has witnessed six suspected robbers taken into custody by the police.
Issa Mohammed aka Baba Container Money, Reagan Kwaku Boakye aka Baby Face, Kwaku Boateng alias Star Boy, Elija Osei, and Gyimah Sadique have been named as the suspects.
“A search conducted on them during the arrest led to the recovery of a locally made pistol with four live AAA cartridges, one toy pistol, two motorbikes, one cutlass, one hammer and three pairs of scissors,” police said in a statement.
“Other items retrieved from them include one flashlight, one cutter, one pepper spray and 22 assorted mobile phones believed to belong to victims of their operations. Fifty Euros (€ 50) and an amount of Two Thousand, Five Hundred Cedis (GH₵ 2,500.00) were also retrieved from them.”
On July 17, 2022, a victim of a robbery at Nkwaeso on Sunyani Road identified Issa Mohammed as one of the criminals who robbed him.
Among the phones taken from the gang, the victim also identified an iPhone 11 Pro Max.
Further questioning revealed that the suspects had taken part in other highway and residential robberies in the area and elsewhere.
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