In a joint security operation dubbed Koudanlgou III saw one hundred and seventy suspected terrorists arrested.
The operation took place near the Ghana-Togo borders to stop planned terrorist activities and other criminal moves targeted to take mainly on Ghanaians.
The National Security Minister, Albert Kan-Dapaah in an event of issuing a statement said;
“The exercise is aimed at preventing terrorist activities, illegal resource extraction, drug trafficking, dealing in illicit arms, smuggling, among other transnational crimes.”
From the statement released, some of the suspects possessed illegal weapons, including locally-manufactured and foreign single/double-barreled guns totaling 108 “without any proof document covering them”.
“Others, too, have not had their authorization renewed for years. Illegal miners including foreigners were also arrested at ‘Dollar Power’ near Bole,” the statement added.
Below is the statement issued by the National Security: