Malik Bashiru, 32, and Abdul Aziz Tahiru, 38 (on the floor) are in police custody
Police at Amanfrom have arrested two Niger nationals, Malik Bashiru, 32, and Abdul Aziz Tahiru, 38, suspected to be armed robbers.
A communication from the police and sighted by Joy News indicates that Inspector Isaac Baidoo, who was leading a team of five officers on patrol, spotted the two Nigeriens on a motorbike with registration M-15, GR4107 on Tuesday morning.
The communication indicates that the two suspects refused to stop at a police checkpoint, and instead sped away.
“The team gave them a hot chase and captured them at a segment of the road. A search was conducted on them. One pistol, Ruger SR45, No. 38064386; one empty magazine; four assorted used mobile phones; two wrist watches; one earpiece; one ring and one sunglasses were found on them,” the communication said.
The two suspected robbers alleged tried to bribe the patrol team with a sum of GHS2,000 “but the Police refused to take such money and subsequently brought both suspects together with exhibits to NOD [National Operations Department]”.
Investigations are ongoing, police said.
Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com