Following incidents of lawlessness, narcotics peddling and abuse of motorcycle use in the Volta Region, the Regional Police Command carried out swoops within the Akatsi South and Ketu South Municipalities to check the development.
A total of 115 motor riders and two narcotics peddlers with quantities of dried substances suspected to be Indian hemp were arrested at Akatsi.
The operation which started yesterday 18 December, 2021 was also carried out in Aflao in the Ketu South Municipality. 34 suspected narcotics peddlers including eight females were also arrested. Some quantity of plant materials suspected to be narcotic drugs retrieved.
The suspects are currently going through screening and investigation and those found culpable will be prosecuted.
The operation will continue throughout the region to ensure a safe and secure atmosphere for the celebration of the Yuletide.
The Volta Regional Police Command is assuring all law abiding citizens in and out of the Volta region that it will stop at nothing to collaboratively fight crime to the barest minimum in the region.