The Ghana Police Service has made an arrest in connection to the kidnapping of two Canadian nationals in Ghana.
According to sources, an Uber driver in Kumasi has been arrested and is the prime suspect in the case. Societywatch.net reported earlier today about the kidnapping of two Canadian nationals in Kumasi.earlier today about the kidnapping of two Canadian nationals in Kumasi.
The two, aged 19 and 20 years respectively, are students on an exchange program. Eye witnesses reported that they were bundled into a car on Monday night whilst returning to their residence.
The Police service have issued a statement calling for public support to expedite the arrest of the perpetrators; leading to the rescue of the girls.
“Investigation started immediately upon receipt of complaint and the security agencies are working closely together to get them rescued and the perpetrators arrested. The general public is urged to assist the Police by volunteering information to complement the effort of the security agencies,” the statement said.
“Due to the nature of the case, the Police is entreating Journalists, media discussants and all persons to be highly circumspect in the discussion of this matter in the media without first cross-checking from official Police sources.
“Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspects and the victims can contact the following hotlines Toll free lines 18555 or 191 (All networks) or 0299202240 Including all Police of official social media handles Facebook GhPoliceService and Twitter- @ Gh Police Service”.
“Any further media enquiries should be directed to the Ashanti Regional Police Public Affairs Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Godwin Ahanyo on 0244288019”. the police statement read.