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Car snatcher arrested in Accra

The Accra Regional Police Command has arrested a suspected notorious car snatcher, Ebenezer Owusu, aged 27, after bolting away with a Toyota Tacoma at North Hills in Accra.

Suspect Ebenezer Owusu expressed his interest in a Toyota Tacoma which was selling at 160,000.00

Briefing the media, the Accra Regional Police Commander, DCOP Iddi Seidu said the suspect on 26th November, 2021 contacted the victim to express interest and to inquire about a Toyota Tacoma vehicle that was offered for sale by the victim. 

According to the police, on 29th November 2021, Ebenezer Owusu met the victim at North Hills, a suburb of the Accra Metropolis under the guise of test driving the vehicle before payment will be effected.

The commander said, the suspect in the process of test driving, bolted with the car, leaving the victim behind and was apprehended by the police on the same day at Dome with the aid of a tracker in the said vehicle.

DCOP Iddi Seidu therefore extended a word of caution to prospective vehicle buyers as well as sellers to take note of their security before patronising a vehicle for sale.

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In other news: Police officer who sexually harassed lady in a car remanded

The Sunyani District Court B has remanded the police officer who sexually harassed a lady in a car last week.

Suspect, Lance Corporal Victor Antwi Yeboah was captured in a viral video touching the thighs of a lady inappropriately in a car as the victim screamed, ” Why are you touching me?”

The police administration arrested the errant officer after the viral video sparked anger on social media.

Lance Corporal Yeboah is facing charges of assault contrary to Section 84 of the Criminal Offences Act 29 and indecent assault contrary to Section 103 of the Criminal Offences Act 29.

The court presided over by his Worship Eric Denning remanded the officer into police custody on Monday to reappear on Wednesday December 1, 2021.


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