A 40-year-old man identified as Martin Agyei has found himself in the grips of Police in Techiman Municipality in the Bono East Region for possessing an AK-47 rifle loaded with 52 rounds of ammunition.

Reports from the police indicate that Mr Martin was spotted with the weapons trying trying to enter the Ashanti Region  after a thorough check at Kodie. The weapons are suspected to be used for armed robbery.

Martin Agyei was driving Daewoo Mstiz with registration number AS 880-16 to Kumasi. Other items that were found during the search were two magazines loaded with 26 ammunition each, one butcher knife, one locally manufactured pistol, three mobile phones, two pullovers, a pair of sandals, cash of GHC 1050.00, two Chinese Yuan and one US dollar.

Martin Adjei has since been detained and his car impounded by the Ghana Police Service to help the Police in its investigation.