Nigerien Arrested For Possession Of 556 Bags Of Government Subsidized Fertiliser In Kenyasi

Nigerien Arrested For Possession Of 556 Bags Of Government Subsidized Fertiliser In Kenyasi

 

 

The Kwabre Kenyasi Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested a Nigerien national found possessing bags of fertiliser suspected to be part of the ones subsidised by government. Shaibu Adamu was arrested with 556 bags of the fertilisers at Abirem-Jamase near Kenyasi on Friday. He was however granted bail on the same day.

 

According to Police sources, Shaibu claimed to have taken delivery of the fertiliser from an unnamed man in exchange for lumber the man had failed to pay for. He has since declined to offer Police information on the name and contact details of the said man after several rounds of interrogation. The 50kg size  sacks containing

 

 

fertilisers also have inscriptions of Ghana Cocoa Board embossed on them. It was seized from a warehouse at Abirem-Jamase on the Kenyasi-Amoam-Achiase road after Police intelligence. The Ashanti Regional Police Criminal Investigations Department has taken over investigations whilst police launch a manhunt

 

 

for suspected accomplices. Meanwhile, COCOBOD has confirmed the fertilisers were meant for distribution to a group of farmers. An official, who pleaded anonymity says the board will collaborate with Police in the investigations.