Two Police men and a Nigerian are currently in the grips of the Volta regional Police command for possessing and attempting to transport substances suspected to be India hemp (Wee).
According to VoltaOnlinesources, the two Police men Corporal Frazier Defeamekpor and Sergeant Prosper Ametepe of the Keta MTTD with Nigerian accomplice Uchena Ubanizim were busted at Sokode-Lokoe near Ho in the early hours of Saturday dawn.
The dried leaves which were compressed in 1051 slaps and stuffed in 18 fibre bags were being transported in a Police Nissan Navara Pickup with registration GP 3741.
A Police Source disclosed that, the vehicle which was been driven by Corporal Defeamekpor belongs to the Ho Regional Police Training School.
Explaining how they got hint of the crime, the source noted that, the Peki Highways Patrol team first spotted vehicle at Kpeve in the South Dayi district at about 11:00pm on Friday, with the sacks in its bucket but the driver failed to stop at various check points.
This got the Peki team suspicious and they alerted their counterparts in Ho, who then arrested suspects at the Sokode-lokoe snap checkpoint.
The two police men, according the VoltaOnline source, earlier claimed they arrested the Nigerian with the stuffs but upon further interrogation, they disclosed that they were contracted by the Nigerian and one other person to transport the substances from Kpeve-Tongu to Dzodze-Penyi.
The Regional Police Commander, DCOP Peterkin Yentumi-Gyinae confirmed the arrest and said investigations is still ongoing to identify the fourth accomplice.
He is also expected to brief the media later today.