38-year-old man arrested for possessing narcotic drugs


The drug law enforcement unit of the Ghana police service in the eastern region have apprehended a 38-year-old man for allegedly possessing narcotic drugs suspected to be wee.

The suspect, Iddrisu Yakubu was arrested with two blue brown fertilizer sacks containing 44 compressed slabs mixed with dried cassava populary known as Konkonte’.

Regional police PRO,DSP Ebenezer Tetteh said , Police acting upon intelligence arrested the said suspect with the exhibits in a Hyundai H100 passenger car with registration number GN 553-14 from Nkurakan heading towards Koforidua.

According to him, the suspect during interrogation admitted ownership of the exhibits and mentioned one Teye Eric of Huhunya as his supplier.

The driver of the commercial vehicle carrying the exhibits, Isaac Narh was asked to report to assist the investigation.

Meanwhile, DSP Tetteh says, the suspect has been detained to assist police trace and apprehend the said Supplier while the exhibits have been forwarded to Forensic Laboratory for examination.


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