Barely 48 hours after a police constable was arrested for turning his duty post at a bank into a wee trading joint, another has been busted with large quantities of the substance at the Gomoa Simbrofo Junction on the Apam Junction/Gomoa Ankamu – Winneba Highway in the Central Region.
According to the investigators at Apam District Police Command in the Central Region who confirmed the arrest to mynewsgh.com, Constable Boadi Theophilus of Koforidua Central Police Visibility Unit with service number No.51588 was involved in an accident with his green Mercedes Benz C200 with registration number DV 3069-2016 and two other vehicles.
Personnel of the Apam District Accident Unit proceeded to the scene of the accident and saw that the Benz with tainted glasses had damaged with the booth and the doors affected.
On inspection two big bags with black sellotape, all round was found in the car suspected to contain Narcotic Drug to wit Indian hemp and a third bag in the booth of similar content.
Boadi Theophilus identified himself as the driver of the vehicle and claimed ownership of the three huge sacks and was subsequently arrested and vehicle removed to the Apam station and the exhibits retained for further investigation.
He, however, mentioned one Kofi at Boti as his source and one Kobby at New Takoradi as the one to receive the items.
Police disclosed to mynewsgh.com that the three sacks containing substance suspected to be Narcotic Drug /Indian Hemp have been impounded for further investigation while the suspect has been put in custody with efforts underway to inform his unit Commander at Koforidua.