Police apprehend men brandishing weapons and threatening victims who resist robbery


Police arrested two suspects after they were caught on camera threatening victims who resisted their robberies and displaying firearms in a widely shared video.

Kwame Sarpong and Ibrahim Mohammed are seen brandishing knives and machetes and threatening to harm anyone who opposes them while carrying out their operation in a widely shared video.

The two suspects, who call themselves “Aputuogya gangsters,” were apprehended on November 19, 2023, at their hiding place in the Ashanti Region’s Aputuogya, Kumasi, the Ghana Police Service said in a statement, adding that the suspects were cooperating with investigations.

An 80-year-old shea butter seller was recently admitted to the Ajumako District Government Hospital after being dragged into a bush and mercilessly raped at knifepoint by a 23-year-old man.

The octogenarian was sexually assaulted by a perpetrator believed to be a notorious criminal in Etsii Sonkwa, Ajumako Enyan Essiam District, Central Region.

When she was assaulted, she was traveling from Etsii Sonkwa to Ofabil, a nearby community, with the intention of collecting money from those who had purchased some of her shea butter and owed her.

On her way to her debtors, the victim met Kobina Nyame, the suspect, who is said to be a well-known felon and marijuana user. He pulled a knife on the defenseless elderly woman and threatened to kill her if she didn

The woman was struggling to find her way home when she came across a man on a motorcycle who picked her up. Despite the rapist’s warning, she told the motorcycle rider about her ordeal, and he told the local assembly member.

The incident was reported to the Chiefs and elders of Etsii Sonkwa, and the perpetrator was apprehended and taken to the Chief’s palace by the town’s enraged youth.

Kobina Nyame confessed to the crime and was handed over to the Ajumako District Police Command, where he is being held to assist with the investigation.

‘t have sex with him. He then dragged her into a nearby bush and forced sex on her.

Kobina Nyame warned her to keep her ordeal secret or risk being killed the next time he met her after satisfying his strange sexual thirst.

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