Police arrest three over possession of ammunition

Police arrest three over possession of ammunition

The police in Atebubu in the Bono East region have arrested and placed in custody, three young men for possessing ammunition without authority.

The suspects are Daniel Kposa, 20, Bweli Mawunye Dono, 30, and Mohammed Yasir, 18.

The police retrieved 128 "AAA cartridges" from the suspects while on night patrol duties along the Sawaba-Abrumase feeder road in the Atebubu-Amantin District.

The suspects were reportedly riding an unregistered motorbike around 2100 hours heading towards Sawaba when they were arrested.

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The Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Augustine Kingsley Oppong, confirmed the story to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Sunyani.

He said during police interrogations, Yassir admitted ownership of the cartridges, but mentioned his father as the one who gave him 11 packets of the cartridges to sell at Abrumase.

The police PRO said Yassir admitted he sold six packets of the cartridges, but he could not get a vehicle back from Abrumase to his hometown, Parambo and pleaded with the accomplices to transport him back to Parambo.

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