The Ghana Police Service have arrested some 141 people suspected to be criminals in Budumburam near Kasoa in the Central Region.
The suspects included 15 females.
In a statement issued by the Police Public Affairs Directorate in Accra the arrests form part of efforts to ensure total security in the country.
‘The Ghana Police Service and its Security counterparts have intensified the war against crime by taking the fight to the doorsteps of criminals. The preventive measures employed shall include cordon and search, swoops, intelligence led operations among others, the statement said.
The statement further indicated that the suspects have been brought to the Police National Headquarters for screening with those found culpable taken through the legal process.
The swoop happened in the early hours of Thursday September 12 20l9.
“This special exercise with support from Ghana Armed Forces shall be replicated nationwide.
The public is therefore entreated to provide vital information to assist the Police on fighting crime,” the statement said.