For allegedly stealing large quantities of electricity cables, four Chinese citizens have been arrested; in Eastern Region of Ghana by the National Security. The suspects are Liu Lianwei, 38, Su Meng, 55, Tuan Xiuwei, 41, and Zhang Chenming, 55 .
According to Starr News, the National Security Operatives from the Eastern region arrested the Chinese nationals; at CK Aluminum Company Limited at Nsawam Adoagyiri upon intelligence that the Chinese nationals were allegedly smuggling the 30 bundles of electricity cables; and some quantities of unbundled cables with the seal of Ministry of Energy to an unknown destination.
The truck was impounded and suspects were arrested and taken to the Eastern Regional Police Headquarters.
The suspected stolen items were offloaded at the forecourt of the Police Headquarters; under the supervision of National Security and Police Thursday evening at about 7:30 pm.
The four suspects have been detained by the police to assist the investigation. According to the police, investigations reveal that the driver of the KIA truck which was hired; to convey the cables was totally unaware of the planned theft.
The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh said; an investigation was ongoing and that the media will be briefed after investigations.
This comes weeks after a Ghanaian court ordered the deportation of four Chinese Nationals who engage in illegal mining in Ghana. According to the court, a 40-acre land wearmarked for a school was depleted through their illegal activities.