BY JOSEPH NANA YAW COBBINA
As part of effort been made by the Ghana Police Service to decline crime rate in Greater Accra Region ,an intelligence tipoff given to Police operatives have foiled a robbery attack on a residence at Israel in suburb of Accra, leading to the arrest of three suspected robbers.
The suspects are Yussif Salam, 26, a welder; Kassim Sani, 25, a butcher, and Wilson Sulley, 22, a forklift operator.
In a news conference yesterday, the Accra Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Mr. Christian Tetteh Yohuno, said after receiving a tip-off about a planned robbery attack on a private residence at Israel, the police went to the location to lay ambush and arrested the suspects when they arrived for their operation.
Mr. Yohuno said when the suspects were searched, the police found a gun, a pistol and five rounds of live ammunition on them.
He hinted that some items which were retrieved from them by the police included military camouflage caps and two black hoods in a backpack.
According to Mr. Yohuno, police preliminary investigations had established that, ?This gang of robbers is responsible for several robbery activities at Israel, Kasoa and Ashongman, all in Accra.?
Mr. Yohuno said, found that the suspects laid ambush in their targeted community before them ?attack, rob and in most cases injure their victims during odd hours.
He also call on the general public is however reminded of the police informant reward system which is still active and that people who volunteer credible, reliable and timely information to the police will be rewarded heavily.
Mr. Yohunu reiterated to the fact that since policing is a shared responsibility, further advised on members of public to give information to the police through police hotline 0302773695, 0302773906&18555