ON Wednesday 30 may 2018 around 4.15 am, L/Cpl Araba Botwe and L/Cpl Regina Doudu of Wassa Akropong police comand had information from one Mensah Sani, that some men in Army and Police uniforms came to his galamsey site at Wassa Atieku in a Toyota Hilux pick up with registration number GC 7920-12 and seized his gold concentrate popularly called ‘black’.
The Police mounted surveillance on them to Wassa Japa. One Kofi,Abrantiehene of Japa told the Police that the uniform men were moving towards Akropong.
Three ( 3) out of the 7 Military Officers were arrested: L/Cpl Boateng Shradrack,L/Cpl Obeng Seth and L/Cpl Paul Nkuah Attah,a civilian driver , Fianyo Richard attached to the group escaped arrest but his driving licence retrieved.
Items retreaved from these suspects were 3 SM rifles with 52 life cartridges, 4 mobile phones, 3 sets of Military uniforms and a set of Police uniform.