WASSCE Candidate grabbed for Robbery on the Eve of First Paper

A 19 year old student of St Mary’s Boys Secondary in Apowa in the Western Region has been arrested by the Kwesimintsim Police for robbing colleague students at knife point

The Kwesimintsim District Police Commander, Supt Aidoo says, the suspect, together with two other accomplices who are residents of Apowa in the Ahanta West Municipality laid ambush at night at one of the bushy entrances to the school and attached colleague students with knives and robbed them of various items including mobile phones, mathematical sets among others

This was at the eve of the 2018 WASSCE

The two accomplices aged between 20 and 21 were arrested on Thursday, sent to court and have since been remanded in Prison custody

The student among them who is a WASSCE candidate absconded

He failed to show up for his first paper on Friday April 6, 2018 but was arrested by the police on Monday when he showed up to write the second paper

He has since been remanded in police custody at Kwesimintsim

The three will appear at a Takoradi Circuit court on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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