The Takoradi Police Command has re-arrested Sammy Willis, a suspected notorious kidnapper who escaped from police cells.
It will be recalled that the suspect broke jail on the 30th of December with the aid of a hacksaw blade.
Empire News’ Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan reports that the suspect was arrested at the outskirts of Nkroful, a farming community in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis in an abandoned house by Detective Sergeant Ametepey Letsui, Policewoman Lance Corporal Rejoice Mensah and Constable Michael Odoom.
Samuel Udoetuk Wills, who put up a fierce resistance was eventually overpowered by the determined officers at about 1am.
When contacted, the Takoradi District Commander Chief Supt Peter Ofori Donkor said he was in a meeting with the Regional police Commander and could not confirm or deny the arrest.
The Western Regional Police Command on 1st January,2019 launched a manhunt for the re arrest of a 28-year old suspect believed to be behind the recent kidnappings of three persons.