The Police in Buipe, in the Savannah Region, in collaboration with members of the Buipe Community, have arrested two robbery suspects, Adama Sule and Mahamadu Jabi together with a juvenile for highway robbery.
According to the Police, the two robbery suspects and the juvenile have been involved in several robberies along the Kintampo-Buipe Highway.
An investigation established that, the gang on several occasions attacked their victims between Portor and Kadelso along the Kintampo-Buipe Highway and robbed them of their personal effects and unspecified amounts of money.
The Police said it mounted surveillance on the activities of the gang and with the support of the community, arrested three of the gang members on December 30, 2021.
Some victims of the robbery attacks have identified the two suspects and the juvenile.
The Police say efforts are underway to get other members of the robbery gang arrested. Meanwhile, the two suspects and the juvenile are in Police custody assisting investigations.
“We highly commend the partnership between the Police and the community in getting these armed men arrested,” the Police statement said.