In Tema Police officer arrested for allegedly training robbers

The Tema Police on Sunday, August 21, 2016, revealed that it had discovered an armed robbery training ground where new recruits are taken through shooting practice.

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The Tema Regional Police Command has arrested a policeman for allegedly being involved in the training of suspected robbers at the Ramseyer Site at Community 3.

The police officer is said to be part of the personnel who were taking new suspected criminals through shooting practice.

READ ALSO: Police uncover suspected armed robbery training ground

The Public relations officer of the Tema Regional Police Command, ASP Juliana Obeng who made this known said the police officer is in police custody and assisting with investigations.

The Tema Police on Sunday, August 21, 2016, revealed that it had discovered an armed robbery training ground where new recruits are taken through shooting practice.

Tema Police PRO, ASP Juliana Obeng said that the training ground was discovered after five armed men attacked a Chinese factory in Tema Industrial area and made away with some valuables.

She said the police, upon a tip-off, went to the suspected hideout of the suspected criminals.

READ ALSO: In Central Region: Police grab Kasoa car snatchers

According to her, when the police arrived at the Community 3 Ramsar Site, they found the recruits ‘’busily rehearsing” using plastic bottles as their target.

“Upon seeing the police, they opened fire and the police returned fire, instantly killing one,” ASP Obeng told the media on Sunday, August 21, 2016.

She said two of the suspects escaped with gunshot wounds and one was arrested.

The police were also able to retrieve 72 cartridges and some empty plastic bottles at the scene.

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