Yohannes Afeamekor, a 22-year old young man has been arrested by  the Hohoe police at the Kwamekrom Lorry station for possessing a locally manufactured gun with two rounds of live ammunition on a Metro Mass Transit bus.Police, when he was getting ready to board the bus heading to Accra.

An informant, who suspected Afeamekor to be carrying an illegal weapon, told the Police, who immediately arrested Afeamekor before the bus took off.

According to Ghana News Agency,  Mr. Gowdin Enim-Ansah, the Hohoe Divisional Crime Officer,  said the suspect was seen sitting directly behind the driver when he was arrested with the gun in his school bag.

He said Afeamekor told the Police that he bought the gun from a Fulani man in Kwamekrom for GHC50.00 and he wanted to use it for fishing.