An unnamed deputy Director of National Security and three officials of the Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority have been arrested at the Tema Port for deals leading to the loss of revenue to the state.
The three officials include a lady.
Also nabbed are the owners and the clearing agents involved in the deal of off loading containers destined for the Port of Togo.
Investigations have begun into the activities, and video footage taken will soon be released to the press, Mr Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed, Deputy Minister of Information and Media Relations told journalists on Thursday at the daily media briefing at the Flagstaff House in Accra.
He said the arrests formed part of efforts to block all revenue leakages in the country.