The Volta Regional Police Command has arrest ed two police officers for their alleged involvement in the drug trade in the region.
The two were arrested on Saturday for allegedly conveying substances suspected to be Indian hemp popularly known as ‘wee’ in a police vehicle.
An eyewitness of the arrest which occurred at Sokode-Lokoe on the outskirts of Ho, the regional capital, said the two cops were stopped by their colleagues at the Sokode-Lokoe barrier.
Another source close to the police hinted that the duo was first stopped by the highway patrol team between Have and Bame but refused to stop.
This the eyewitness claimed, made the highwaypatrol team suspicious and therefore decided to follow them. They then hinted other personnel at the Bame and the Sokode- Lokoe barriers. The two, who managed to flee from the Bame barrier, were then arrested at the Sokode Lokoe barrier.
Daily Guide sources also revealed that the driver of the Indian hemp-filled police vehicle happens to be the driver of the Commanding Officer of the Volta Regional Police Training School.
When contacted, the Volta Regional Police Commander DCOP Peterkin Yentumi Gyi nae, confirmed that there that been such a bust. He then promised that he was gathering adequate information before meeting the media to brief them on the happening.
Credit Louisa Mensah