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Morikawa Hikawu: Police nab Japanese on INTERPOL list

BY: GraphicOnline
Morikawa Hikawu: Police nab Japanese on INTERPOL list
Morikawa Hikawu: Police nab Japanese on INTERPOL list

A Japanese national, Morikawa Hikawu has been arrested in Ghana upon a request by INTERPOL Tokyo, following the revocation of his passport in Japan.

The Ghana Police Service in a press release said the suspect was put before a court and remanded into lawful custody awaiting his deportation from the country.

"The INTERPOL Unit of the Ghana Police Service is working with the Ghana Immigration Service, INTERPOL Tokyo and the Japanese Embassy in Ghana for his removal," the Police release said.

"We would like to assure the public that the Ghana Police Service will continue to use due process to deepen our regional and international law enforcement cooperation".

Read the entire release below;

PRESS RELEASE

ARREST OF A JAPANESE NATIONAL IN GHANA UPON A REQUEST BY INTERPOL TOKYO

1. A Japanese national, Morikawa Hikawu was arrested in Ghana upon a request by INTERPOL Tokyo, following a revocation of his passport by Japan.

2. The suspect was put before court and was remanded into lawful custody awaiting his removal from the country.

3. The INTERPOL Unit of the Ghana Police Service is working with the Ghana Immigration Service, INTERPOL Tokyo and the Japanese Embassy in Ghana for his removal.

4. We would like to assure the public that the Ghana Police Service will continue to use due process to deepen our regional and international law enforcement cooperation.

GRACE ANSAH-AKROFI
CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE
DIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS