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22-Jan-2010  
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Two alleged fugitives, Jacobson Dieter, 53, a German, and Gustuv Konongo, a Congolese, have been arrested in separate hotels in Accra by the International Police Organisation, Deportation and Extradition Unit (IDEU) of the Ghana Police Service.

Briefing the Times yesterday, the Deputy Director of the IDEU, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Peter Abilla, said Dieter who was arrested in Germany for illicit drug related offences and unlawfully possessing firearms, was granted bail to assist in investigations but absconded to Ghana and has been in the country since last year.

DSP Abilla noted that though the suspect has a family in Ghana, police investigation revealed that he had no work permit. In the case of Konongo, DSP Abilla said the suspect allegedly defrauded the Consulate of Congo in Benin and absconded to Ghana.

He said information from INTERPOL Germany and Congo respectively led to the arrest of the two who are assisting the police in their investigations, adding that after which they will be repatriated to their respective countries to face prosecution.

DSP Abilla said the police were determined to fight organized crime and cautioned foreigners not to commit crimes in their countries and abscond to Ghana.

 
 
 
Source: The Ghanaian Times/Ghana
 
 

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