Three men who allegedly undertook a series of robberies against some diplomats and high profile individuals in the country have been arrested by the police.

Mohammed Buzu, who was arrested at “his hideout at Kwame Nkrumah Circle by Accra Regional CID Officers” is said to have broken “into the residence of the IMF Country Director, stealing from the residence of the Ambassador of Kuwait to Ghana and also from the residence of a Lebanese business businessman in Ghana.”

diplomat criminals

According to statement released by the Pubic Affairs Directorate on Monday, some items were retrieved during the arrest including “assorted visa cards, wrist watches, mobile phones, bag packs, a diplomatic card issued by the government of Ghana, drivers license issued in Virginia, USA both bearing the name of the wife of one of the victims, passport size photographs of white male adults and many more from the suspect’s place of abode at Dansoman in Accra.”

3 arrested for allegedly robbing homes of foreign diplomats

The statement signed by Supt. Sheila Abayie-Buckman also gave the names of the alleged accomplices as Kenneth Antwi and Baffour Adjei Gyimah.

diplomat criminals

The three alleged robbers are also “believed to be connected to other crimes committed at residences at Cantonments and North Ridge, both at Accra and other similar areas.”

The three have been remanded into police custody.