BOY 15, ARRESTED FOR MARIJUANA POSSESSION IN ASSIN FOSU

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BOY 15, ARRESTED FOR MARIJUANA POSSESSION IN ASSIN FOSU

Two teenagers, Kwame Danso, a student of Assin Fosu Anglican Basic school and his friend, Isaac Arthur, have been arrested by the Assin Fosu police for possessing a substance believe to be India hemp.

The two suspects were cought with a small bag containing substance suspects to be marijuana, upon which they were arrested.

According to the Assin Fosu Divisional police commander, Chief Supt. Henry B.M Bacho who spoke tothe media said the two teenagers were arrested in a swoop by the Assin Fosu patrol team upon a tip off. Other accomplises who were allegedly selling and smoking the suspected marijuana took to their heels after scencing the presence of the police.

The two young men were eventually apprehended after their senior brother who were allegedly nurturing them, escaped in the said swoop. Isaac Arthur was cought with a small bay containing cegarate, and several rolls of suspected marijuana.

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However, Kwame Danso, a 16 – year old Anglican school student, who was cought in connection with the suspected marijuana, denied knowing anything about the said substance being used as an exhibit for their conviction by the police.

According to him, he just came to his friend Isaac Arthur to eat, but unfortunately he was arrested in the swoop. When questioned as to why he was arrested in school hours, he attributed his absenteeism to financial problems. ” My mother is dead and I don’t know my father too” he said.

Meanwhile, the Chief Supt. Henry B.M Bacho expressed worry about the increasing rate of marijuana businesses in the Assin Fosu Municipality hence the intensity of ghetto swoop in recent times.

However, the suspects who spoke to the media denied ownership of the exhibit being used by the police against them.

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