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Just In: Police confirms arrest of Stonebwoy’s driver and bodyguard for Assaulting and taken a driver hostage; but Stonebwoy run away

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The Ghana police service command In Ashanti region, has finally confirmed an arrest of persons associated with Stonebwoy after news broke of an incident that occurred in Kumasi – Abuakwa road where the bodyguards and driver of the dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy assaulted a 207 driver and pulled him into their vehicle.

According to the official statement from the police Sighted by your most authoritative news source, the dancehall artiste Stonebwoy, is at large and efforts are being made to arrest him from his hideout.

Meanwhile his driver and other bodyguards have been arrested and in police custody for further investigation.

The driver of the 207 vehicle has also been issued a medical form to attend to the hospital for medication.


Below is the full statement from the police:


On 02/01/21 about 1400 hours, a distress call was received from Bibiani Police Station which indicated that one Kwasi Kyei, a commercial driver plying Bibiani – Kumasi motor road had been kidnapped and taken hostage in a Toyota Land Cruiser heading towards Kumasi direction (.) The Patrol Teams from Abuakwa, Nkawie and HPU/Ash intercepted a hired Toyota Land Cruiser with registration number GS 5646 – 17 driven by suspect Kwabena Kodua (.) Kidnapped victim Akwasi Kyei aged 31was on board the said vehicle (.) During interview, victim indicated that he was in charge a Mercedes Benz Sprinter bus with registration number AS 7666 – 14 with passengers on board from Bibiani to Kumasi (.) On reaching a section of the road at Bibiani, two Toyota Land Cruisers speedily over took the Sprinter bus (.) Accidentally, the Sprinter bus ran into the rear of one of the Toyota Land Cruisers which had celebrity Stonebwoy on board (.) All the occupants on the Toyota Land Cruisers pounced on victim, assaulted him and seized the ignition key of the Sprinter bus (.) They took victim hostage in the intercepted vehicle and sped off towards Kumasi direction (.) That the information reached Bibiani Police hence the distress call (.) Victim has been issued with medical report form to attend hospital for treatment (.) Meanwhile the intercepted Toyota Land Cruiser has been impounded at The Divisional Headquarters, Abuakwa whilst suspect Kwabena Kodua and his accomplice Darkwa Musa Damian have been detained (.)
COMMENT: Celebrity Stonebwoy is at large and efforts being made to get him arrested (.) Accident Toyota Land Cruiser has also been impounded at the Divisional Headquarters (.) One Chief Insp Ofosu Samuel of Bibiani Police arrived at Abuakwa station(.) An extract of occurrence and both arrested suspects have been handed over to him to be taken to Bibiani. (.)

An eye witness account on the incident >>>>>

We shall bring you more details on this soon.



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