Fake policeman nabbed

The suspect was arrested after a tip-off by the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) at Lower Manya Krobo in the Eastern Region.

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The suspect was arrested after a tip-off by the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) at Lower Manya Krobo in the Eastern Region.

Kpodo was spotted in a police uniform near the toll collection point of the area, where he was reported to be extorting money from motorists.

The Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) at the Odumase-Krobo district, Harry Selormey, said the suspect was subsequently arrested, with gadgets such as handcuffs and a police whistle found on him.

According to ASP Selormey, Kpodo also had a kitchen knife, a toy pistol, a torch light, a police beret, a Ghana National Fire Service badge and GH¢19 in his possession upon being arrested.

He added that the suspect will be arraigned before court at the end of investigations.

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