A Graphic Online publication states that the police have launched an intensive investigation into a case of two policemen suspected to have robbed two Burkinabes of $209,172.
The reputable website said the huge amount of money which is equivalent to ¢1.22 million is the proceed from three kilogrammes of pure gold the two Burkinabes sold to a client.
The suspects were said to have arrived at the guest house on board a Ghana Police Service vehicle, with registration number GP 3513, the Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mrs Effia Tenge, told the Daily Graphic.
She said the policemen allegedly collected the money at gunpoint from one of the Burkinabes, identified as Sulenan Sodre, and bolted.
Mrs Tenge said the Accra Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Mr Afful Boakye-Yiadom, had ordered the immediate arrest of the driver of the vehicle.
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