Three Arrested With Gun, ‘Wee’

The suspects, from right, Prince Ogeyiri,Ebenezer Awuku and Mawuli Sezro(left),(inset) the  locally- manufactured gun,Indian hemp and knife retrieved from them.Photo.Anita NyarkoThe police have arrested three persons with a locally-manufactured weapon and dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.

The suspects, all in their 20s are Prince Ogeyiri, Mawuli Sedzro both carpenters, and Ebenezer Awuku, a carver.

According to the police, the suspects were allegedly preparing for robbery operations when they were apprehended.

The Accra Regional Police Crime Officer, Chief Superintendent Paul Kontomah told The Ghanaian Times yesterday that on June 28, at about 7:00 p.m., the police had information that the suspects were in possession of a gun, concealed in a bag at Agbobloshie, behind the Bimbilla station.

A police patrol team was dispatched to the area and the suspects were arrested.

Chief Supt. Kontomah disclosed a bag was found on Ogeyiri with a gun, dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp, a knife, and Identity cards.

The suspects are currently in the custody, the police, assisting with investigations, and would be put before court after that.

He urged the public to provide reliable information to the police to help combat crime, warning that “the criminals live with us in the community”.

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