Police in Ghana seize arms heading to Nigeria

Ghanaian security agents on Tuesday seized a truckload of arms and ammunition believed to be on its way to Nigeria and arrested five people, a senior police officer in Accra said yesterday. The vehicle with Coca Cola inscription and a Nigerian registration number, was reportedly loaded with the consignment which included pump action guns, double-barrel guns and a large quantity of cartridges. The Police, acting on a tip-off, arrested two Nigerians and three Ghanaians. “Upon interrogation, the suspects confessed that the consignment was on its way to Nigeria,” said the Accra Regional Police Commander, Rose Bio Atinga.


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