Three Fulani herdsmen have been arrested by the police for stealing 21 cattle at Forifori in the Kwahu Afram Plains South District of the Eastern region.
The suspects named as Mohammed Salle, 22, Abubakar Sadick, 30 and Habib Abdulai, 37 were apprehended after a fierce gun battle with the police.
They were said to have bolted with the cattle in a KIA Rhino with registration number AS 2530-09 and went into hiding at a nearby village near Forifori.
The police have so far retrieved 18 of the cattle and given them back to their owners.
Meanwhile, two of the accomplice Bube and Dule together with the driver of a KIA Rino who fled into a nearby are being sort for by police.
Speaking with The Ghanaian Times the Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Martha Blay said that on August 9, this year, the owner of the cattle lodged a complaint with the police about his missing 21 cattle.
She said based upon the Complaint launched started investigating into the theft and with the support of community members arrested the culprits from whom they retrieved the animals.
The suspects have been put before the Mpraeso Circuit Court and remanded in custody and would appear again tomorrow..