The police in Accra has arrested two suspects who are specialized in vehicle break-ins.
The suspects namely Wisdom Cudjoe and Joseph Ahenkora were arrested on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at Kasoa Opeikuma and Chorkor respectively.
Their arrest comes after they were captured on a CCTV camera, forcefully breaking into one of their targeted cars in Osu.
According to the police they have been noted in police records for breaking into peoples’ cars and stealing valuables such as laptops, mobile phones and moneys.
DSP Afia Tenge said the two currently have a case pending at the Circuit Court on similar charges but were granted a court bail only to be caught committing the same offence.
The suspects in their operations target car parks of restaurants, pubs, shopping centres and notable busy facilities within the metropolis where people leave their valuables in their car to eat and meet up with friends or business partners, she added.
Police have received numerous complaints in this regard and footage of CCTV cameras capturing their activities in areas like Osu, Baastona, Spintex road, Cantonments, Odorkor, Dansoman within the hours of 6: pm-pm.
DSP Afia Tenge urged car owners to ensure they take their belongings from their cars before they park or ensure the items are hidden from plain sight.