A 24-year-old man, Isaac Arthur, a native of Gomoa Tarkwa in the Central region, has been arrested by the Assin Fosu Divisional Police Command for trading in substances believe to be cocaine.
The Assin Fosu Divisional Police commander, Chief Superintendent Henry B.M Bacho who spoke to Adom News said his outfit had an information that, Tthe suspect was terrorising people with a gun at Assin Fosu Ajip over a missing goat so he dispatched a team of policemen to restore calm at the place.
The team of police officers who went to the scene embarked on a swoop where the suspect was arrested.
When a search was conducted on him, 42 parcels of substance which he [Isaac Arthur] later confirmed to be cocaine was found on him.
Upon interrogation, the suspect confirmed that, the substance found on him is cocaine which he received from a dealer in Cape Coast to serve as a retailer in Assin Fosu.
The young man added that, he accepted to do the business because there is no alternative job for him.
“My father is dead while my mother has no job to cater for me and that is the only option I have now,” he said.
The suspect said each of the parcels goes for GHC10.00 and most of the consumers are in and around Assin Fosu.
Chief Supt. Bach said the suspect would be arranged before court to face the law.