The police have picked up five armed robbers in Afiadenyigba in the Volta Region, a social media update from the Service on Sunday said.
The police said the arrest was done in a joint operation with the “people of the town”.
The armed robbers allegedly “attacked a shop and shot into a vehicle. No casualty was recorded,” the brief statement posted on the Ghana Police Service’s Facebook page said.
“Police-community partnership is the master key to crime fighting,” it added.
Two more arrests
Meanwhile, the police have commended the people of Tadzewu in the Ketu North Municipal area of the Volta Region for partnering with them to arrest two other armed robbers on Tuesday 28 September 2021.
The suspects, Michael Maccatus, aged 31, and Wisdom Agbotokpo, aged 25 robbed a victim of his motorcycle after attacking him with a machete.
The suspects are in police custody and the motorcycle has been retrieved.
“As we commend the people of Tadzewu for their patriotic spirit and support, we encourage the public to continue to support us to make criminal activities unattractive,” the police said.
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