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A known aide to the Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Daniel Bugri Naabu, and five others including a woman have been arrested with a cache of weapons at Namong in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region.
The suspects who were arrested at about 10:30 am on Friday December 8, 2017 were on board a Nissan Patrol vehicle with registration Number GE 5433- 16.
According to police sources, the suspects including the driver and one female were heading towards Namong Village from Tamale on top speed when they were signaled to stop.
Police conducted a thorough search in the vehicle and retrieved six (6) new pump action guns and one hundred and thirty cartridges.
The suspects have since been detained whilst the retrieved exhibits have also been kept for evidential purpose.
Sources at the Northern Regional Police Command confirmed to mynewsgh.com and disclosed that investigations are ongoing to establish the source of the weapons.