Police in the Central Region say their intelligence has led to the arrest of three men in a hotel at Ajumako Essiam, who were found carrying pistols loaded with seven rounds of ammunition.
Suspect Raymond Quarshie and his two accomplices also possessed military camouflage dress, military boot, desert boot, three handcuffs, one Jack Knife, hood, mask, military bullet, three plastic bulletproof vests, black muffler etc.
A statement issued by the Central Regional Police Command indicated that a team of policemen retrieved the said arms and have sent the suspect together with the exhibit for further enquiries.
The information received revealed that on December Wednesday, December 2, 2020, about 11:00 pm, well-built men went to the hotel and they lodged in a room.
A team of policemen retrieved the said arms and have sent the suspect together with the exhibits for further enquiries.
The police, were however alerted and when they moved in and conducted a search, found suspect Raymond Quarshie in room 124 with the ammunition. The pistol is said to have been registered in the name of one Dr Kwabena Duffour.
Meanwhile, Central Regional Police spokesperson, DSP Irene Oppong has told Kasapa FM news Yaw Boagyan that the identity of the said Dr Kwabena Duffour is yet to be established as investigations are ongoing.
DSP Oppong assured the general public that maximum security is already in Ajumako and the Command will continue to curb crimes of this nature before, during and after the elections.