Five arrested over fake currencies and firemarms in Dansoman

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Five arrested over fake currencies and firemarms in Dansoman

The Dansoman Police has arrested five persons for allegedly processing fake currencies and firearms.

They are Akwasi Boateng alias ”Honourable,” Michael Marfo Ohene alias ”Ghost,” Bismarck Tawiah, Richard Walker and Prince Nketia.

However, Nketia has been granted police enquiry bail.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Effia Tenge, Head of the Accra Regional Police Command’s Public Relations Unit, told the Ghana News Agency that a pistol, 108 bundles of fake US dollars were found on the group.

She said in addition, a wooden box containing 34 bundles of fake CFA and Gh¢200,00 fake notes in an ice chest mixed with powder and unspecified cedi notes were found in a hotel room of the suspects.

Five arrested over fake currencies and firemarms in Dansoman

The exhibition together with the suspects are with the police for further investigations, Mrs Tenge told.

”On Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at about 1500 hours upon a tip off, that some individuals were involved at Bean Lodge in Dansoman.

DSP Tenge said the Dansoman police dispatched a team to the said hotel and arrested the suspects.

Source: GNA