The Ashanti Regional Police command says the 72-year old Burkinabe, Moro Sata who was arrested for illegally dealing in ammunition has confessed that he gets his supplies from Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso and Niger.
According to the Police, Moro Sata said his main supplies come from one Abdul Kadri Aria, an Ivorian.
The Ashanti Regional Police while addressing the press on Monday added that the Burkinabe claimed that he has been using Ghana as a transit point to transport the ammunition to conflict areas across the sub-region.
The Ashanti Regional Police commander, DCOP Nathan Kofi Boakye told the media that the Police arrested Moro Sata in his bedroom at Akwatialine in Kumasi upon a tip off.
He said some weapons including 11 AK47 assault rifles, 10 SG rifles used by the military, a machine gun, four firing pins, clocking handling and anti-aircraft ammunition were retrieved from Moro Sata.
Meanwhile the Police say they are currently investigating the matter and assured that they will do everything possible to arrest Moro Sata’s accomplices.