A middle-aged woman has been arrested for trying to smuggle substances believed to be narcotics into the Kumasi Central Prison.
Search revealed 13 mini parcels of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis and 10 blister packs of Tramadol 225mg. The Kumasi Central Prisons has arrested a 33-year-old woman for attempting to smuggle weed and tramadol in a meat stew for her boyfriend who is serving jail term at the prison.
The suspect, Gifty Addo, was busted by a vigilant female prisons officer at the main entrance of the prison as she was being checked before entry. Police search in a transparent rubber bucket containing tomatoes stew and animal intestines uncovered 13 mini parcels of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis and 10 blister packs of Tramadol 225mg.
The boyfriend of the suspect, Yaw Odum, who is serving a 3-year jail term for abduction, has allegedly been selling narcotic drugs to inmates of the prison for some time now. DSP Jeremiah Alale confirmed the arrest in an interview with Kumasi based radio station, Ultimate FM. He said the matter would be investigated further and sanctions would be duly applied. Read more: