A police officer has been arrested for allegedly playing a role in a robbery attack on a forex dealer at Tamale in the Northern Region.
According to Regional Crime Officer Superintendent, Otuo Acheampong the robbery took place around Mum’s Hotel, off the Tamale-Bolgatanga highway.
Out of which three of the five robbers were apprehended with two escaping
Two of the suspects, whose names are being withheld, sustained gunshot wounds during their arrest and are receiving treatment at an undisclosed health facility under armed guard.
Superintendent Otuo Acheampong added that a Hyundai saloon car and an Apsonic motorbike were recovered from the scene with which the motorbike was later traced to Corporal Ayuba hence his arrest.
Mr. Acheampong explained that the suspect, Corporal Suleman Gbana Ayuba has been detained to assist with investigations into the case.
Three of the Robbers Adam Siba, Alhassan Issa, and Baba Issa, have been remanded by the Tamale Circuit Court.
They are to reappear on May 7, 2020.
The Command has encouraged residents in and around Tamale to assist with the investigation.