In Koforidua Ex-convict busted trying to smuggle weed into prison

The Effiduase District Police commander, ASP Dan Yaro who confirmed the news said the suspect revealed that a prison officer asked him to deliver the weed after paying him an undisclosed amount of money.

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Police in the Eastern Region have arrested a 49-year-old ex-convict for attempting to send parcels of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp to some inmates of the Koforidua prison.

The suspect, Paul Ashley was arrested by some prison officials following a tip-off, Accra-based Joy FM reports.

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The Effiduase District Police commander, ASP Dan Yaro who confirmed the news said the suspect revealed that a prison officer asked him to deliver the weed after paying him an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect has since been handed over to the police pending further investigations.

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