Two of three robbers who attacked and robbed a market vehicle at Bawiesebelle near Tumu in the Sissala East District have been arrested at Funsi in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region.
The two according to Balu Mohammed, were arrested upon a tip off and have since been identified by some of the victims who hail from the area.
According to him, the police are liaising with their colleagues in the Sissala East district to aid them in unraveling the culprits behind Saturday night’s robbery where victims lost close to hundred thousand Ghana cedis of cash being proceeds of their sales from the local market
Meanwhile Tumu-based Radford Fm has launched a campaign to solicit public support for the police rid the area of the increasing trend of armed attacks on civilians.
The police in the area revealed that they have 53 men to man over 60 communities in Sissala East alone and therefore need more personnel to face off with the criminals.
Mynewsgh.com also gathered that the police are also constrained in terms of logistics with two weak Motorbikes for patrols and an urgent need for tents to set up for a start in areas far away from such services .