Three suspects arrested for illegal possession of firearms


The Police have arrested three suspects for illegal possession of firearms.

Two targeted intelligence-led operations conducted at Tema Community 25 and Dansoman on February 21, 2022, led to the retrieval of some weapons and ammunition.

The Police announced this in a statement on Thursday February 24.

“4 rounds of 17mm ammunition, a machete and a rubber pistol. Suspects Hamza Yakubu and Mubarak Yakubu were also arrested at Dansoman. A search conducted on them led to the retrieval of one pump action gun and a pistol. All three suspects have since been put before the court.

“We shall continue to conduct targeted intelligence-led operations to clamp down on criminals and also ensure illegal weapons are retrieved from the society. We are urging people with information on criminal elements within their communities to report to the police for action.”


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