The Tema Regional Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a notorious armed robber, Musah Adamu, also known as Adams.
The 25-year-old was arrested on Wednesday, 5 May 2021, at his Tema hideout following a tip-off.
A statement issued by the police noted that Adams had been on their radar since November last year.
The suspect, together with his accomplices, who are now on the run, on November 24, 2020, engaged in a suspected robbery activity at Tema Industrial Area at about 2:50 a.m.
He escaped leaving behind his mobile phone and an unregistered motorbike when the police responded to a distress call.
The items were retrieved by the police, the statement added.
Adamu has since been on the police's wanted list until his arrest.
He was arraigned and remanded into police custody by the Tema Circuit Court.
Adamu will re-appear before the court on 17 May 2021.
According to the police, Adamu and his gang specialise in the use of industrial cutters, grinders, heavy-duty hammers and equipment to break into banks, companies and warehouses.
Meanwhile, some members of Adamu’s gang are currently on trial at the Sunyani High Court after their arrest during a similar robbery activity.
Other members also on the radar of the police in connection with the robbery in November 2020 are Ali, aka Dangote; Nsiah, aka Nab; Efo, aka Senior Man.
The others are Solani, Quarshie, Santiago and Adamu; a taxi driver in Tema.