Tema Police arrest alleged rapist


The Tema Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service has nabbed an alleged rapist from his hideout in Kakasunanka No.1 a community in the Kpone-Katamanso Municipality of the Greater Accra Region.

According to the Police, the suspect Dordzi Dzidefo was arrested on November 1st, 2021 at his hideout in Kakasunanka No.1 through a sustained intelligence-led operation by the Tema Police Command under the directives of the Tema Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Barima Tweneboah Sasraku II.

The suspect Dzidefo was believed to be a motorbike operator who on the July 13th, 2021, robbed and raped a female victim who had hired his service from Kakasunanka No1. to Golf City within the same municipality.

In a press statement signed by the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Kwesi Ofori, Director General, Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Tema, said criminals could run but could not hide forever.

The statement continued that, Dzidefo whilst on the way to the victim’s destination at about 12:00 midnight took a different route under the pretext of evading police Checkpoint but ended up robbing and rapping the victim at knife point.

The Police report further revealed that the suspect after his escapade cashed out an amount of GHC247.00 from the victim’s mobile money wallet on the July 16th, 2021.

Dzidefo have been arraigned before court, whilst holistic investigations are currently ongoing to unravel whether the crime was committed with some possible accomplices, the police statement hinted.

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