The three guys seen in a viral video flaunting guns and pump-action weapons have been remanded in jail by the Ghana Police Service’s Ashanti Regional Police Command.
The three were apprehended on Thursday, June 17 in Gausu, an Ashanti Region neighborhood of Obuasi.
A reverend, who is the brother of one of the guys in the video, was among the accused detained.
Emmanuel Dakorah, alias Obour, 26, and Richard Suleman, 28, are the two guys. Reverend Alfred Dakorah, who is alleged to be the owner of the weapon and the first suspect’s senior brother, was also arrested.
The accused were found with one pump action pistol and five empty cartridges.
DCOP David Adjem Agyeman, Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander, told the media that the suspects will help with the inquiry.
DCOP Adjem Agyeman pleaded with the public for help in identifying the suspects.
One has not yet been apprehended.
Meanwhile, police have begun an investigation into a robbery case in the Region’s Manso Mossikrom.
According to DCOP Adjem Agyeman, preliminary inquiry shows that six armed individuals with pump action pistols and machetes went to the village and attacked several gold purchasers, robbing them of an undisclosed amount of money, raw gold, and cell phones.
Two people were shot and injured by the thieves, and they were transported to St Martin’s Catholic Hospital in Manso Agroyesum, where they were hospitalized and are being treated.
The Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander stated that attempts are being made to apprehend the criminals and bring them to justice.