5 arrested for stealing pregnant goat

The five were arrested Thursday dawn by a joint Police and watchdog committee team at about 1:30.

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The five were arrested Thursday dawn by a joint Police and watchdog committee team in the area at about 1:30 in the process of stealing the items.

Police have given the names of the five suspects as Akurugu Alabilla, Ndeegba John, Ayelwini Alalba, Azumah Mbawini and Akumbo Paul.

The suspects have been involved in a series of crimes, including robbery, and are currently on bail in those cases.

The District Police Commander, ASP Emmanuel Huni-Broni told 3News that the suspects have admitted the offence and added that some of the items they previously stole were sold in Bolga and Bawku.

The Police Commander used the opportunity to call on residents to assist the police with information to enable them fight crime in the area.

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