Police in the Northern Region have intercepted a Kumasi-bound bus containing 320 AK47 ammunition and two sets of magazines.
Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), ASP Ebenezer Tetteh, told Joy News’ Hashmin Mohammed the bus was arrested at Savelugu upon a tip-off. He said police intelligence revealed that Sayibu Sandow, the bus driver, started his Journey from the Upper East Region.
“Upon interrogation, he [Sayibu Sandow] told us that he bought the ammunitions from somebody in Bawku [in the Upper East Region] some years back and that he was taking them to Kumasi to offer them for sale. So we took him to court and he has since been remanded,” said ASP Ebenezer Tetteh.
He said further investigation is ongoing to get to the bottom of the matter. Meanwhile, another bus full of bags of dried leaves suspected to be marijuana has also been intercept at Wulugu, also in the Northern Region.
The Driver of that bus, Mutala Mohammed, was also arrested on the spot. Police say they would soon conduct tests on the dried leaves to ascertain if indeed they are marijuana, a banned substance in Ghana.