Alleged blood thieves granted bail

[GHANACRIMES.COM] — Two men,  Kwabena Adu Twum and Wilfred Tortsie, have been arrested for attempting to steal pints of blood. They have been granted bail to the tune of GH¢20,000 with two sureties.

They pleaded not guilty before the District Magistrate Court Judge of Adjabeng. They have been granted bail and are to report to the police every Wednesday.

In a press release announcing their arrest, the management of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital said they were arrested following a tip-off leading to a special operation.

The two thieves were arrested around 2:00 am on Saturday, May 22, 2021.

One of the suspects was said to have been arrested wearing a laboratory coat disguising himself as a health professional and a staff of the hospital.

In his possession at the time of the arrest were some pints of blood while his accomplice who was also picked up was said to be waiting in a 2018 registered Daewoo Matiz vehicle outside the car park around the hospital’s administration block.