Police in Ashanti Region have rescued a child (unidentified) who was kidnapped during a car jacking incident at Dakwadwom, a suburb of Kumasi.
According to the police, on Sunday, January 16, they had a wind that a red Toyota Corolla with a child on board was snatched from its owner at the premises of Good Hope Chapel, Santasi, a suburb of Kumasi by some two unidentified gunmen.
In a press release signed by the Ashanti Regional Command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), ASP Godwin Ahianyo, the police explained that “the police upon receipt of the information swiftly set out all patrol vehicles and motorbikes within the metropolis in search of the said vehicle and its occupants (suspects)”.
“Sensing danger on the approach of a police vehicle and a taxi cab. The suspects abandoned the vehicle around Dakwadwom and fled into a nearby bush.”
He further explained that “the vehicle has since been driven to the Regional Police Headquarters and the child reunited with the mother. Meanwhile the Patrol vehicles are pursuing the suspects and all other operational unit has been activated to assist in that regard.”
The Command has assured the general public of its resolve to continue to keep the metropolis as well as the Region safe.
“The Command would also like to appeal to general public to give any credible information that will lead to the arrest of all suspected
criminals within the metropolis and the region at large by calling the following hotlines 191 and 18555.”
By Nana Asenso Mensah|Akoma FM|3news.com|Ghana