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W/R: Two members of carjacking syndicate busted

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A heroic move by over 50 youth from Shama and it’s environs in the Western region has resulted in the arrest of two persons suspected to have attacked a taxi driver and snatched his car on Monday, around 11pm.

Narrating the incident, the leader of the youth, Justice Nana Asiedu who is also a commercial driver told CONNECT FM’s OMANBAPA morning show host Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson the victim called on phone to inform them his car had been taken from him by three brawny persons and a female accomplice.

According to the leader, two of the culprits first stopped the victim, Papa Gideon at Inchaban and asked him to take them to Grabodo, a suburb of Shama. “On their way going, they requested the driver to pick two other friends, a Lady and a man which he complied with no suspicion of foul play,” the youth leader explained.

When they got to the outskirt of Grabodo, the four suspects reportedly attacked the driver, pushed him out of the car and sped off with it.

The victim quickly rang to inform his colleagues who hurriedly mobilised themselves in about three vehicles and pursued the suspects

The front tyre of the taxi got burst at Asemasa when they were running away with it. In the process of fixing it, they became alarmed so they abandoned the car and tried escaping.

“We got one at Essaman, about five minutes drive from Shama Junction around 12 midnight as he was standing by the roadside looking for vehicle to board,” Asiedu narrated.

The second suspect was arrested at the police barrier at Assorko when he went there to ask the police where he could get vehicle to Assin Fosu.

The two other accomplices, a lady and a man, believe to be in their 20s are at large

The two suspects are expected to be arraigned on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 while a search is mounted for the two other suspects.

Meanwhile, the taxi has been impounded by the Inchaban police

Source: CONNECT FM | 3news.com

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