27-Year-Old Nigerian Who His Ghanaian Friend Arrested By LNP, Interpol Hand Over To Ghanaian Police

The Interpol Division of the Liberia National Police (LNP) has arrested a 27-year-old Nigerien man for allegedly murdering his friend in Takoradi, Ghana on April 30.

Suspect Yakouba Ide was on Wednesday turned over to Ghanaian authorities, who dispatched two agents to Liberia to take charge of the suspect and escort him to Ghana where the incident occurred for further investigation.

Suspect Yakouba Ide, was on May 2 arrested in Harper, Maryland County based on information received that he had murdered his friend in Takoradi, Ghana and fled to Liberia.

According to Commissioner Charles B. Blake of the Crime Services Department (CSD)/Criminal Investigation Department (CID), information was given by the NBC/Ghana, based upon which officers of the Interpol Division were able to arrest the suspect.

“We deal with criminal matters, no criminal goes with impunity because the world is a global village,” Blake said.

Suspect Ide is expected to stand trial in Ghana.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.