More than 100 suspected criminals have been arrested at Gomoa Budumburam, a surburb of Kasoa in the central region. According to a combined team of Military and police personnel who made the arrest, the operation, is to get rid of criminals in the area.
The team comprising about 400 military officers and 200 police officers, swooped down on the Central Region in the Gomoa East District, which has gained notoriety for violent crimes lately.
Two weeks ago, two traffic police officers Sergeant Michael Dzamesi and Lance Corporal Mohammed Awal were shot and killed by a gang, when they were accosted after refusing to heed to a signal to stop.
This week, a sub-chief at Gomoa Akranmang, Nana Yaw Egyir, was gruesomely murdered by a mob allegedly following disagreements over a disputed land.
The early morning operation by the security team has earned high praise from the residents.
Radjtv News reporters who were at the scene commended the team for the arrest because they have been living in fear for some time now