From Samuel Duodu, Techiman
The Police in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region, have intercepted a bus loaded with five bags of dry leaves believed to be ‘Indian hemp’, at the Techiman –Takoradi Station.
Three people suspected to be connected to the substance have also been arrested.
They are the driver of the vehicle, Kwame Dagati, 28, from Agona Nkwanta in the Western Region, the bookman of the station, Kwame Kum, 40, from Dwomo No. 2 in Techiman and the owner of the substance, Kwesi Joseph, 32 a farmer from Badu in the Tain District of the Brong Ahafo Region.
The Techiman Municipality Police Commander, Supt Solomon Kwabena Ntim, told The Mirror that upon a tip-off, the Police went to the station at about 4 p.m on January 14, 2009, and seized the vehicle and the substance.
He said Kwesi Joseph told the police that the substance was for a customer in Takoradi, but did not disclose the customer’s name.
Supt Solomon K. Ntim said investigations still continue.