UWR: 7 suspected notorious armed robbers arrested


Seven suspected notorious armed robbers in the Wa West district of the Upper West region have been arrested by the police who were terrorizing citizens in the area the Regional Police Command has revealed.

In a Press release issue and signed by the Upper West Regional Police Public Relations Officer Chief Inspector Gideon Boateng indicates that, the 7 arrested are suspected to be notorious armed robbers who are tormenting the lives of road users within the Wa West district of the Region.

The arrest, according to the release, was effected on Thursday, July 29, upon intelligence at their hideout of the suspected robbers who are believed to have a in hand in many robbery cases in the Wa West district.

“The seven suspects are: Amadu Siita 38, Iddrisu Munya 35, Laah-yah Bare Shaibu 31, Hassan Addou 31, Musa Munya 25, Bukhari Baare 23, Ali Jallo 18, ” the statement said.

It added that the suspects would be taken through a thorough screening process to ascertain the culpable ones among them in order to let the law take its course.

The police further revealed that a thorough investigation will be done to ensure that criminal elements operating within the Wa West are flashed out.

Meanwhile the police are calling on the general public to volunteer information to the police to help them arrest suspected criminals who are making life unbearable for road users in the Upper West Region.

Kindly find below the full release:

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