The Police in Affram Plains in the Eastern region have arrested a 32 year old Fulani Herdsman,Umaru Amadu,suspected to be highway robber.

He was busted in the act around 3.30 pm on August 6,2018 on Asenkasu stretch of Ekye Amanfrom-Tease road.

Confirming the story to Kasapa News, the Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command ,DSP Ebenezer Tetteh explained that, two Police Patrol teams from Tease and Maame Krobo upon tip off rushed to the scene and met the suspect at the scene armed with a long Fulani dagger and a stick and was overpowered and arrested.

The suspect is currently in Police custody at Donkorkrom assisting investigations.

Meanwhile the robbery victims have been asked to lodge complaint at the Tease Police to aid prosecution.

The onslaught of Fulani robbery has become a major security menace in districts where the herdsmen operate in the Eastern region such as Fanteakwa,Upper Manya, and Affram Plains North and South. – Kojo Ansah