Kesiena Blessing Kagi, alias Kess Billions, was arrested at his hideout at Community 20 in Tema on Friday, March 9, 2018. The Delta State big boy was on the police wanted list for the robbery of a forex bureau at Teshie on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.
Kess Billions was also said to have led a gang of robbers to attack a company at Community Nine Light Industrial Area, Tema. The IGP said other suspects in the forex bureaux robbery gang, Prince Wanganga, Gift Wanganga, alias Festus; John Ani, Prince Yfuah and Okoro Amulley had been arrested earlier.
He said Kess Billions and the other five suspects were all Nigerians. He said a check on Kess Billions’s passport, number A07598838, revealed that he was a native of Warri. Kess Billions frequently comes to Ghana, with his last being on January 19, 2018, with a 90-day stay permit.
The Nigerian was declared wanted by the Ghanaian police force last week. According to the Ghanaian police, Kess led his gang to rob a bureau de change and carted away with a huge sum of money.
His gang struck again and attacked a company on the 16th of February, 2018. They also left with a huge sum of money. According to previous reports Kess was believed to be hiding in Aflao, Ghana or Nigeria.
The police issued a red alert on him, requesting for anyone with information about him to report to them. The suspect was eventually arrested in Tema after a tip-off by members of the public.
This is not the first time Nigerian citizens in Ghana have been arrested or declared wanted for robbery, In a previous report, Police in Ghana arrested two Nigerian citizens, Ndubueze Odoemenam and Chiokoko Amadie for bank robbery.