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Two Ivorians arrested for attempted wee trafficking

Two Ivoirians have been arrested by the Drug Law Enforcement Unit of

the Police Criminal Inves­tigation Department (CID) for allegedly

attempting to transport about 119 com­pressed slabs of dry leaves

suspected to be Indian hemp (wee) to La Cote d'ivoire.

The suspects, Sidibi Abou, 36 and Diemade Mory, 36, were appre­hended

at Weija in the Greater Accra Region on December 30, 2014 on their way

to Cote d'ivoire on board a private Mercedes Benz car.

The suspected wee was purportedly hidden under a false compartment the

suspects were said to have created under the driver and passenger side

of the vehicle, with Ivorian regis­tration number 2965E10L.

They have since admit­ted committing the offence and are in custody at

the CID headquarters in Accra.

Briefing Daily Guide, Public Relations Offi­cer at the CID

headquar­ters, ASP Joseph Darkwa, said the two were apprehended upon a

tipoff.

With the assistance of the SWAT Team from the Accra Region, the

suspects were traced and nabbed while undertaking the journey.

The substance has been sent to the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) for

examination.

Credit: Daily Guide

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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