GAF arrests ammunition depot intruder
The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has arrested a suspect for breaching a perimeter fence to gain entry into the Ammunition Depot at Michel Camp in Tema.
GAF said in a statement that personnel picked up the suspect at the Base Ammunition Depot on Monday, 1 August 2022.
The suspect, Yaw Boateng, claimed he was from Ashaiman Tulaku and was trying to access the Ammunition Depot to seek aluminium plated materials for sale.
Upon his arrest, 18 pieces of aluminium plates, iron pickets and a broken street light lamp holder were found in his possession.
He has been handed over to the Police CID for further action.
GAF said in a strongly worded release cited by The Ghana Report on social media that it wishes to caution the general public that the Base Ammunition Depot is a highly sensitive and restricted security zone which is out of bounds.
“It is strongly advised that the public desists from tampering with the perimeter fence or attempting to gain any unauthorized access, for their own safety and that of all others, as there could be serious repercussions for such actions. Intruders and encroachers are also cautioned of dire consequences for their actions if they fail to pay heed to the numerous public warnings and education on the need to stay clear off a high-security zone such as an Ammunition Depot.”
“GAF therefore kindly requests the cooperation and support of all stakeholders and the general public in ensuring security and safety of all,” it added.
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— Ghana Armed Forces (@GhArmedForces) August 1, 2022