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Police arrest man for brandishing gun on social media

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The Police have arrested one Nii Ponponsuo who was seen brandishing a pump-action gun in a viral video on social media.

The suspect in the viral video was seen loading cartridges into the pump-action gun and making threatening utterances.

He is to appear before court on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

In a Facebook post, the Ghana Police Service announced that the suspect was arrested on November 22, 2021, after the Police Intelligence Directorate conducted a special exercise leading to his arrest.

“The Police, after reviewing the video conducted a special exercise that led to the suspect’s arrest from his hideout. A search conducted led to the retrieval of one 12 bore SB pump-action gun,” the Facebook post indicated.

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Currently, the suspect is assisting the Police with investigation.

The Service cautioned the general public, especially, individuals who have a penchant for the display of weapons and issuing threats to desist from such unlawful acts.

It added that “Anyone arrested will be dealt with according to law.”

Recently, Hiplife artiste, Samuel Frimpong, popularly known as Medikal, was also arrested following his alleged brandishing of a weapon in a video on social media.

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The artiste, who was later granted bail to the tune of GHS100,000 with one surety, is currently standing trial.

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