The Tema Regional Police Command has arrested a suspect, Dordzi Dzidefo for allegedly robbing and raping a lady on July 13, 2021.

Dordzi Dzidefo, a motorbike operator, is alleged to have robbed and raped a lady on July 13 around 12 midnight at knifepoint after he picked her from Kakasunanka No.1 to Golf City.

According to a Police statement, the suspect has been on the run since July this year but was arrested on November 1, 2021 at his hideout at Kakasunanka No.1 following an intelligence-led operation.

“The Tema Regional Police has arrested suspect Dordzi Dzidefo, who has been on the run since July this year, for alleged robbery and rape committed on July 13, 2021,” the statement said.

Tema Regional Police Command arrests suspect who has been on the run since July

“The suspect, who is a motorbike operator, was hired by his victim from Kakasunanka No.1 to Golf City. However, on their return around 12 midnight, the suspect took a different route under the pretext of evading a Police checkpoint but ended up robbing the victim at knifepoint and raping her,” the statement added.

Further investigations conducted by the Police indicated that the suspect cashed out an amount of GH₵247 from the victim’s mobile money wallet, three days after the attack.

“The suspect has been arraigned and holistic investigations are ongoing to establish other crimes that he might have committed and his possible accomplices,” the Police statement indicated.



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