Pakistani nationals arrested by police over terrorism charges

An aggregate of 11 Pakistani nationals have been captured in Techiman, the capital of the Bono East area, authorities of the Ghana Immigration Service have affirmed.

They were captured on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at their den at Kenten-Anyinabrem, a surburb of Techiman, about 370km from the national capital, Accra.

The people, all guys, were captured upon a tipoff, a neighborhood media announced. Civil Commander of the Ghana Immigration Service in Techiman, Chief Superintendent Annor Abrokwa said a quest has been propelled for their Ghanaian partners to aid their examinations.


“We received information that they were hiding at a location close to a refuse dump in the area. When we arrested them, they told us they were in the area for evangelism and that they were brought into the country by one Amadu Seidu. We contacted local authorities including the Chief Imam who were unaware of their status in the area”, Chief Superintendent Annor Abrokwa told Sunyani-based Ark Fm.

“When we arrested them, they had no passports so this morning we got hold of their passports and we are preparing to transfer them to our headquarters in Accra for further investigations”, he added.

Superintendent Abrokwa approached occupants to report any suspicious exercises of such people to the fitting specialists for further activity.

He additionally cautioned landowners in the zone to be careful about such people when leasing them rooms.

The advancement has raised security worries among inhabitants who are requiring an improved security in the territory.


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