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Cocoa Smuggling Operation intercepted by Mamprobi Police Force

On the night of 6th of March, while Ghanaians were engaged in several legally sanctioned activities to commemorate Ghana’s 66th birthday after colonial rule, some nation wreckers decided to take advantage of the celebrant mood of everyone to a engage in illegal operation to the detriment of our country’s economy.

These enemies of the state thus, chose Laterbiokorshie cluster of schools as a conducive site to re-bag truck loads of over 600 bags of cocoa beans from Ghana COCOBOD sacks into fertilizer sacks earmarked to be smuggled out into neighboring Togo.

Based on a tip off born out of a well laid down intelligence in the district, the commander of the Mamprobi Police, Chief Superintendent Alfred Kudah led an able team under his control to the site and successfully, arrested 3 people involved in the Unlawful act, impounded the truck used for the operation and then handed the cocoa over to Ghana COCOBOD for preservation.

On 9 March 2023, the detective in charge, Chief Inspector Baba Naporo Issifu, arraigned the accused persons before the Accra Circuit Court 6, where they were granted bail pending trial. The other accomplices on the run are being pursued to be put before court.

In recent times, the Mamprobi Police District has proven to be among the leading Police Districts in the country to be relied on in terms of crime combat. Among several successful stories chalked since his assumptions of duty as the commander include arrest and prosecution of notorious landguards, Arrest and prosecution of robbers, Arrest and prosecution of narcotic drug peddlers.

Source: Peacefmonline.com

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