A 33-year-old who has allegedly specialised in car snatching has been arrested by the police.
The suspect, Daniel Kode, who was reportedly on his usual operations with two accomplices, had a revolver pistol with registration number KH 026708 in his possession when he was arrested by the police.
In a press briefing, the Accra Regional Commander, DCOP Patrick Timbillah, said on June 8 at about 11:30pm, the suspect and his accomplices hired a taxi cab with registration number GT 660-W from Ghacem area at Tema to Oyibi in Accra.
When the taxi got to a police checkpoint near Oyibi, the police stopped the driver, but the suspects and his accomplices alighted and took to their heels.
DCOP Timbillah said that raised the suspicion of the police who gave the suspect and his accomplices a hot chase, which led to the arrest of Daniel.
According to him, the other two managed to escape as a result of poor visibility beyond the checkpoint.
When interrogated, Daniel said he and his accomplices were into car snatching and their motive for hiring the taxi cab was to snatch it from the driver, said DCOP Patrick Timbillah.
Source: The Finder
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