Police in the Upper West region have arrested three persons in connection with a robbery incident targeting the District Chief Executive (DCE) of Wa West, Edward Sabo Labiir.
The suspects – Shaibu Haruna, 24, Mumuni Partie, 30, and 60-year-old Waah Bonyimbora – were arrested on Thursday at their hideouts following police intelligence.
They are believed to be part of a gang that attacked the DCE and some travellers on Wednesday, November 11, at about 9 am, on the Ga-Wechau highway.
A single barrel shotgun and a locally manufactured pistol were retrieved from the suspects, the police said in a statement.
“They are in custody to be arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction”, the statement added.
The police also said it is on a manhunt for the other suspects in connection with the crime.