The Ghana Police Service has arrested three suspects for the illegal possession of arms.
The suspects who were arrested based on intelligence-led operations in Tema Community 25 and Dansoman on February 21, 2022 led to the retrieval of some weapons and ammunition.
A statement issued by the Police on Thursday said the operation at Tema Community 25 led to the arrest of suspect Abdul Razak, aged 46 years, for possessing a firearm without lawful authority, while suspects Hamza Yakubu and Mubarak Yakubu were arrested at Dansoman.
A search conducted by the Police at Abdul Razak's hideout in Tema Community 25, led to the retrieval of an AK47 assault rifle, 90 rounds of live AK47 ammunition, 4 rounds of 17mm ammunition, a machete and a rubber pistol.
Searches conducted on Hamza Yakubu and Mubarak Yakubu led to the retrieval of one pump action gun and a pistol.
The three have since been put before the court.
The Police further assured that it will continue to conduct targeted intelligence-led operations to clamp down on criminals and also ensure illegal weapons are retrieved from the society.