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Kwabenya ‘Killers’ Face Court Today


The Accra Police Command is set to drag the five suspects who freed from police custody a group of armed robbers before court today.

They are: Kofi Sheshie, 29; Sarba George, 23; George Asante, 33; Theophilius Banda, 25 and Elvis Owusu, 31.

Seshie, suspected to have killed Police Inspector Emmanuel Ashilevi was arrested along with the four other suspects in the early hours of Saturday at Kasoa.

This brings to 11 the number of people arrest, three of whom are re-arrested fugitives and their accomplices.


Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), David Senanu Eklu, told THE PUBLISHER in a telephone interaction yesterday that the police would arraign the suspects before court today.

He stated that the suspects are likely to answer charges of “unlawful escape from custody” while their accomplices face and the charges of “aiding and abetting.”


The suspects attacked the Kwabenya Police District Headquarters in Accra on January 21 leading to the death of Inspector Ashilevi.

The attack had freed six Ghanaian suspects and one Nigerian namely Dickson Ofori, 24; Chubuzor Akwabu, 34; Edem Rockson, 32; Emmanuel Kotey, 21; Prince Osei, 27; Kofi Darko, 21 and Atta Kwadwo, 20.

Chubuzor and Dickson were on remand for robbery while Edem had been caged for stealing.

Kofi Darko and Prince Osei were arrested on January 19, 2018 for allegedly possessing firearms without lawful authority.

The police had subsequently announced a GH¢15,000 bounty for any information leading to their arrest and of the other four suspects who were freed from police custody by the robbers.

By: Jeffrey De-Graft Johnson/ thePublisher



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