The Ashanti regional police command have conducted a swooping leading to the arrest of over 245 suspected criminals and commercial sex workers.
The suspects are currently being screened at the Regional Police Command.
The screening, according to the police was aimed at gathering enough evidence for the suspects to be arraigned before the courts.
COP Ken Yeboah, addressing journalists on the swoop described the exercise as one of the biggest swoops in the region.
He indicated that, five (5) of the suspects who were found with substances suspected to be Indian hemp, have been handed over to the Drug Law Enforcement Unit for further investigations.
He added that, thirty-five (35) other female suspects also believed to be sex workers have been handed over to the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit for further investigations.