The Accra Regional Police Command, as part of efforts to rid the metropolis of criminal activities and create an enabling environment for an incident-free Eid-ul Adha celebration, has arrested 378 suspects in its recent operation.

The one-week operation, which began on the 13 to 19 of July 2021, saw the arrest of 354 males and 24 females from various hideouts in Accra.

Police arrest 378 suspects ahead of Eid-ul-Adha festivity

The operation was conducted simultaneously across all divisions and districts commands and in areas such as Sowutuom, Kwabenya, Osu, Kotobabi, Airport, Dansoman, Oyibi, Mamprobi, Abokobi and Ayi Mensah.

Others are Darkuman, Cantonments, Kaneshie, Korle bu, Kokrobite, Adenta, Tesano, Legon and Nungua.

Police arrest 378 suspects ahead of Eid-ul-Adha festivity

The suspects are between the ages of 19 to 57 years. They have been detained for screening and those found culpable will be arraigned before Court.

Police arrest 378 suspects ahead of Eid-ul-Adha festivity

Items retrieved included quantities of dried leaves suspected to be marijuana, sachets of liquid substances laced with narcotics, 33 motorbikes, laptops, mobile phones, knives, cutlasses, and other offensive weapons.

Police arrest 378 suspects ahead of Eid-ul-Adha festivity
Police arrest 378 suspects ahead of Eid-ul-Adha festivity
Police arrest 378 suspects ahead of Eid-ul-Adha festivity
Police arrest 378 suspects ahead of Eid-ul-Adha festivity

Meanwhile, the Police have urged members of the general public to assist its crime-fighting efforts in the area by providing credible information.

Police arrest 378 suspects ahead of Eid-ul-Adha festivity