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18-Mar-2016  
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The Kaneshie Divisional police have nabbed a 26-year-old ex-convict who is believed to be behind the stealing of motorbikes parked by customers who shop at the Kaneshie market and its environs.

Asane Akara, who served several years at the Nsawam Medium Prisons for stealing, was re-arrested on March 14, 2016 after one of the receivers of the stolen items had been arrested.

He is now in the custody of the police assisting in investigations.

Briefing DAILY GUIDE, Assistant Commissioner Of Police (ACP) Ernest Owusu, Kaneshie Divisional Police Commander, said of late his outfit had been receiving complaints by customers of motorbikes theft in the area.

The complainant in the current case told the police that on March 1, 2016, while it was raining, he parked his motorbike on the parking lot of Melcom Plus to purchase some items.

On his return, the complainant said he realized that the motorbike, which he had locked, had been taken away.

The complainant immediately lodged a complainant to the police for investigations.

A few days later, the complainant said he visited the Agbogbloshie market in Accra and spotted his motorbike parked at a vulcanizing shop.

The police officer claimed that the complainant said when he asked who the owner was, the vulcanizer          in-charge of the shop claimed ownership and so the police were immediately informed.

When he (vulcanizer) was arrested, he told the police that he bought it from a man called Atampuri at a cost of GH¢1,400.

Atampuri was subsequently arrested and he also led the police to apprehend Asane Akara.

Police investigations later revealed that after stealing the motorbike, Akara sold it to Atampuri for GH¢600 and he in turn sold it to the vulcaniser for GH¢1,400.

Upon interrogation, Akara confessed committing the offence and would be processed for court again.
 
 
Source: Daily Guide
 
 

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