A 36-year-old woman Felicia Asamoah, from Kumasi has been arrested at the Ankaful Maximum Security Prison in Cape Coast when she attempted to smuggle a quantity of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp to Kwame Adu, an inmate of the facility serving 65 years.
She was arrested at noon on Wednesday the 29th of March after a thorough search on her which two of her pairs of slippers she was bringing to the inmate was found to have been tampered with.
The Officers at the gate cut open the slippers and found quantities of the substance embedded in them.
Upon interrogation, she claims she was sent by her husband, George Kumah, who is a brother to the inmate to deliver the consignment.
She has since been handed over to the Elmina Police to assist in investigations.
Story by Sally Ngissah