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Cantonments: Police intercepts gun concealed in food for inmate

The police at the Cantonments have intercepted a weapon believed to be a pistol concealed in a pack of food meant for a robbery suspect.

The high vigilance of a police officer on duty foiled the attempt to smuggle the firearm by a twenty-three-year-old lady.

According to Greater Accra Police PRO Efia Tengey “on July 11, 2021, at about 4:45 pm, a young lady aged about 23years with Nigerian accent came to the charge office with two packs of Papaye labeled fast food to be served on a robbery remand prisoner in cells.”

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“When the food was carefully inspected by the duty officer on duty, a locally manufactured pistol with one aa cartridge was found concealed in one of the packs with the food covering it.”

She added in a brief made available to “unfortunately, the lady managed to flee the scene. Strenuous efforts are underway to trace and arrest the lady.”

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