3 Arrested, Arraigned For Illegal Possession Of Firearms
Police have arrested three individuals for possessing firearms without lawful authority. On February 21, two targeted intelligence-led operations were conducted at the Tema Community 25 and the Dansoman. At Tema Community 25, the first suspect, Abdul Razak, aged 46, was arrested. In a post, the Service noted that a search
conducted at his hideout led to the retrieval of an AK47 assault rifle, 90 rounds of live AK47 ammunition, also four rounds of 17mm ammunition, a machete and a rubber pistol. At Dansoman, the two others, Hamza Yakubu and Mubarak Yakubu were apprehended by the officers. Also, a search conducted on them led to the
retrieval of one pump action gun and a pistol. According to the Service, the three suspects after their arrest were put before the court of law. Meanwhile, the Service has also reiterated its commitment to continue conducting targeted intelligence-led operations to clamp down on criminals and also ensure illegal weapons are retrieved
from the society. To bolster this initiative, members of the public have been urged to provide the Police with information on criminal elements within communities for action to be taken.