The Nima Divisional Police Command has arrested two persons for defrauding two people under the pretext of increasing their ¢7,300 to ¢500,000.

Augustine Adjorlolo was arrested on March 15, at Owirem, near Asamankese, together with Wisdom Aryee, his driver.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Effia Tenge, the Head of Public Relations Unit of the Accra Regional Police Command, who made this known to the media, said they were arrested based on a report by the victims, names withheld.

She said a search in Adjorlolo’s room revealed a black polythene bag containing bundles of papers cut to the sizes of the United States Dollar (USD) notes as well as cedi denominations.

The notes were covered with two cedi notes at the top and bottom, saying that in addition to the exhibits they were brought to the Divisional Criminal Investigations Department.

DSP Tenge gave the seized items as six bundles of USD five denominations, five bundles of ¢10 denomination, five bundles of ¢20 denominations and two of bundles ¢5 denominations.

The rest were one murburg pump action gun with 14 bb cartridges, one KIA Picanto taxi cab with registration number GG 2240-18 and a Toyota Venza 4 x 4 with registration number GG 295-19.

She said the suspects were in police custody to assist in Police investigations and would soon be arraigned.