As a way of reducing the crime rate in the Assin Fosu municipality, 3 suspected criminals, have been arrested in a swoop organized by the Assin Fosu divisional police command.

The suspects are; Baba Khalifa 22, William Aboagye Asare 26 and Clement Aggrey 21.

The operation was carried at Assin Fosu railway bridge area which serves as a base for the smokers.

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During the operation, substance suspected to be Indian Hemp was found on the suspects.

Among the items found on them were tramadol, cigarette and several numbers of lighter.

Speaking to Adom News, the Assin Fosu District police commander,  Chief Sup. Leonard Abeka said, murder, stealing and rising number of other criminal activities in the area can be attributed to the effect of hard drug.

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Meanwhile, some of the suspects who spoke to Adom News insisted they are not drug dealers but have been arrested by the police mistakenly.