The police in Kumasi have arrested two suspects for the alleged kidnapping of a 14-year-old boy at Kwamo, near Ejisu
Their accomplice, one Felix, the brain behind the kidnapping is however at large.
They allegedly lured the boy from
They were arrested after the kidnapped boy managed to free himself and sought the assistance of passerby to alert the police to rescue him from an uncompleted
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At a press briefing in Kumasi on Wednesday, the Ashanti Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mr Godwin Ahianyo, said the suspect at large together with the two suspects connived to kidnap the victim for a ransom of $300 from the
He said the person at large [Felix] managed to befriend the victim and invited him to Tech where he promised to give him a laptop and a phone.
According to the police, when the victim got there, Felix asked him to put something in a car which had been parked nearby and was chloroformed and driven to Apatrapa.
According to the police, when the victim regained consciousness, he managed to release himself from the rope used to tie him and shouted for help which attracted the attention of a passerby who called the police.
Meanwhile, he said on March 26,
However, he said through
He said the police are on the heels of the third suspect and the caretaker of the uncompleted building who rented it to the suspects for a fee of GHc300 for them to use to hold the victim.