Police have arrested four suspects for the unlawful possession of over 104 bags of substances suspected to be narcotics at Lolonya near Sege in the Greater Accra region.
The four suspects, Ntow Prince, Felix Owusu, Jery Quartey, and Daitey Mashack were arrested on Thursday while discharging sacks of the compressed plant materials into a boat at the seaside at Sege.
During the arrest, suspect Daitey Mashack who is the Assemblyman of the area attempted to bribe the arresting officers with an amount of Twenty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵ 20,000.00).
“The loaded truck with the substances has been impounded at the Regional Police Headquarters together with the attempted bribe money,” police said in a statement on Saturday.
The four suspects were arraigned before the Ashaiman Circuit Court on Friday, 6th January 2023, and have been remanded into Police custody to re-appear on 23rd January 2023.