The Central Region Police Command says it has arrested 340 suspected criminals at Kasoa in an operation dubbed Operation Storm Kasoa.

The arrest, according to the police, forms part of measures employed by the security agencies to combat the crime situation there.

The suspects are made up of 335 males and 5 females.

After the operation on Thursday, the police retrieved a total of 240 laptops, 142 assorted mobile phones, and six Nigerian passports.

They also found on nine persons substances suspected to be Indian hemp.

Briefing the media at Kasoa, central Regional Police commander, DCOP Habiba Twumasi Sarpong warned, they will make life uncomfortable for criminals at Kasoa and throughout the region.

On April 20, the Regional Command issued a release indicating the deployment of police personnel to reinforce the works of officers in Kasoa.