A police Constable has been arrested for stealing an iPhone 6 from a Chinese couple.
The Ashanti Regional police command has arrested a 27-year-old, Constable Emmanuel Sarpong for allegedly stealing a mobile phone belonging to a Chinese couple valued at 4,000 Ghana Cedis.
Addressing the press on Monday, ACP Ampofo Duku explained that Constable Emmanuel Sarpong was on patrol on the 29th April, 2015 with his colleagues from the visibility unit of the Ghana police service.
The Police however, stopped the couple, Wei Hai Mi and the wife Lang Ging for weapon search at Paraku Estate in Kumasi. The couple after they have left realized that their iphone 6 was stolen.
They reported the incident at the Regional police command with the aid of another police officer who was on night patrol on a motor bike. The Officers however were arrested and questioned by the regional police command.
Constable Emmanuel Sarpong owned up as the thief who stoled the phone but has given it to a dealer at Adum a suburb of Kumasi. The dealer was also arrested and currently under interrogation by the police.