Five (5) persons have been arrested for allegedly stealling wares of market women in the Kumasi central market amid lockdown. The unidentified robbers whose names are yet to be identified were aressted by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) taskforce. Market women on Wednesday [April 1, 2020] complained that some unscrupulous persons are taking advantage of the situation to loot their shops and steal wares of traders at the blindside of the security agencies. The force armed with the needful and necessary information mounted a competent strategy and succeeded in arresting the five suspected thieves for allegedly stealing tubers of Yam at Kumasi Central Market. Reports says, the suspects have since been taken to the Zongo Police Station for further interrogation and would be arraigned before court.