The police have
arrested three people for allegedly attempting to rob a businesswoman at her
residence at Adentan.
The robbers were
named as Michael Avakpo, 18, a caretaker of the victim (name withheld), Kojo
Mensah, 28, and Michael Dagbe, 32.
The suspects are in
the custody of the police assisting in investigations, the Public Relations Officer
(PRO) of the Accra Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)
Effia Tenge told the Ghanaian Times yesterday
She said the police
had a tip-off about the robbery by the three suspects and proceeded to an area
at the Adentan school junction where a team of police personnel laid
surveillance at the area at about 11p.m.
She said Mensah and
Dagbe later arrived and attempted to scale the wall into their victim’s house
but were apprehended by the police.
The police PRO said a
search conducted on Mensah revealed a custlass, metal blade and a pickaxe.
DSP Tenge said Avakpo
was the brain behind the robbery, adding that he gave information to his
accomplice about his madam (victim) bringing money home.
She said the suspects
would soon be arraigned for robbery.
BY ANITA NYARKO-YIRENKYI
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