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Fifty suspected illegal immigrants mostly Nigerians, including a female, have been rounded up by the intelligence directorate of the Ghana Police Service at Gomoa Budumburam in the Central Region.

Forty-six laptops, mobile phones and assorted electronic gadgets were also retrieved.


The suspects were believed to have engaged in various criminal acts including cyber-related crimes and robberies.


The Thursday morning swoop was informed by weeks of intelligence on crime trends in and around Kasoa.


The suspected foreign nationals, the police alleged, have rented several apartments in the area from where they plan and launch their nefarious activities.


They are also to be investigated for residence permit and other travel violations.


Personnel from the Police Intelligence Directorate swooped at the targeted areas in Gomoa Budumburam around 9.00am.


About 20 suspects were rounded up in the first apartment, which is a two-bedroom facility.


Most of the suspects were reportedly busy doing stuff on their laptops whilst others were sleeping.


By the end of the swoop, three such facilities were stormed and the 50 suspects including a female were rounded up.


Source: 3news

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