Security operatives in the Republic of Ghana, on Thursday at 7.30pm, arrested four Chinese nationals for allegedly stealing quantities of electricity cables.
It is unclear which company owns the cables but media reports suggested that the cables bore the seal of the country’s Ministry of Energy.
According to a report filed by Accra-based Kasapa FM, Ghana’s national security operatives in the Eastern Region arrested the suspects after the former picked intelligence that the suspects were smuggling 30 bundles of electricity cables and some unbundle cables at CK Aluminium Company Limited at Nsawam Adoagyiri to an unknown destination.
The suspects are Liu Lianwei, 38, Su Meng, 55, Tuan Xiuwei, 41, and Zhang Chenming, 55.
The suspects are currently at the Eastern Regional Police headquarters assisting in investigations.
The Regional Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh was quoted as saying: “Investigation is ongoing and the media will be briefed after that.”