Man arrested in Ghana with six foreign pistols hidden in car

The suspect
The suspect

The police have arrested a man in northern Ghana for unlawful possession of firearms, an official statement said on Saturday (9 April).

The suspect Mohammed Iddi alias “Water” was picked up on Thursday (7 April) at the Pigu police barrier, on the Tamale-Bolgatanga Highway during routine police intelligence operations.

The operation led to the retrieval of six new foreign made ‘9mm Calibre Bruni 92’ pistols, the statement said.

The exhibit
The foreign pistols

The suspect is currently in police custody after appearing in court on Friday. Iddi will reappear on 25 April 2022.

“We commend the Northern regional police command, especially the team that was involved in this operation for their diligence,” the police statement on Facebook said.

It added: “We would like to assure the public that the police remain committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for all. We therefore urge you to continue to help and support us.”

Source: Daily Mail GH

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