A suspected armed-robber, Abdul Karim Sulemana, aged 21 is in the grips of the Sunyani Municipal Police Command for attacking a 32-year old man with a knife in his home.
Sulemana ordered the victim, Mr. Kwadwo Ntim, a welder by profession to surrender whatever amount of money in his possession to him to avoid death for himself and his wife.
Briefing journalists on Monday in Sunyani, Chief Inspector Augustine Kingsley Oppong, the Brong- Ahafo Regional Police Public Relations Officer said at about 20:00 hours on Sunday July 8, 2018 Sulemana emerged went into Ntim’s house and threatened him and his wife under knife attack and took his techno mobile phone and an amount of Gh¢300.00.
He said victim gathered courage and struggled with suspect for a while to get his money and mobile phone back but could not and therefore raised an alarm for assistance from the public which attracted some neighbours to the scene leading to the arrest of the suspect.
Chief Inspector Oppong said they retrieved the money and the phone and called in the Police who came to take suspect to the Police Station and detain him to assist in investigations.
The Police commended the community members for responding to the call of Mr. Ntim to arrest suspect and urged the public to react same in similar situations in their localities.