Two suspected armed robbers believed to be behind increasing robbery attacks in Akyem Asuom in the Kwaebibirim District in the Eastern Region have been arrested.

The suspects; Robert Dodonu, 34, and Kwofi Agbeve were arrested based on intelligence picked by the police.

The Asuom District Police Commander DSP Stephen Abanga led a team of police personnel to the house of Agbeve who was on remand for stealing and mounted an intensive search in his room.

During the search, the Police retrieved an AK47 rifle with two rounds of ammunition buried in his room.

The suspect later told police the weapon was given to him by suspect Robert Dodonu.

He then led police to the house of Robert Dodonu who was arrested.

A search in his room revealed two mobile phones which suspect Abgeve said he gave to Dodonu when they robbed some students in the area.

The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command DSP Ebenezer Tetteh said the two suspects have been detained in police custody to be arraigned before court on charges of robbery and possessing firearms without lawful authority.

Source: Kasapafmonline.com/Kojo Ansah