Police arrest three illegal weapons suppliers in Kasoa

Police arrest three illegal weapons suppliers in Kasoa

- Kasoa police have arrested three men on suspicion of selling weapons to armed robbers

- Two of the suspects were arrested while trying to sell a weapon to a potential buyer

- The suspects are currently in the custody of Kasoa police

The Ghana Police Service's Kasoa Division has arrested three men on suspicion of supplying illegal weapons to armed robbers for use in their nefarious endeavors.

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Police arrest three illegal weapons suppliers in Kasoa

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According to the Kasoa Division Command of the Ghana Police Service, the three were arrested for weapons trading, and allegedly hiring criminals to carrying out criminal activities.

A report published by citifmonline.com has it that the three, named Mawuli Adokokye (28), Obed Wood (37), ad Jeffrey Tetteh (38), are currently in police custody pending further investigations.

According to ACP Dennis Akob-Dem Abade, Kasoa Divisional Commander of Police who was speaking to the media, authorities received word that unknown persons had weapons and were looking for buyers.

Police arrest three illegal weapons suppliers in Kasoa

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On the 23rd of January this year [2018], information got to the police revealing that some people had weapons, and were looking for prospective buyers, and based upon this information, we put our intelligence team on the ground to find out where this is going on," said the commander.

The Kasoa police commander went on to say that police determined that Nyanyano was identified as the area the suspects were working out of.

When officers deployed to the area they arrested two men in the process of selling a foreign manufactured pistol to a potential buyer. All three men were picked up by police.

Upon being arrested, the two weapons seller confessed to working with a third party, who was also identified and arrested by police.

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