Ghana arrests three people for plot against president

Ghana said police foiled a suspected coup on Friday when they arrested three people believed to have been amassing makeshift…

Ghana said police foiled a suspected coup on Friday when they arrested three people believed to have been amassing makeshift bombs, weapons and computer equipment in a plot targeting the presidency. The Information Ministry said the men were taken into custody after 15 months of surveillance during which they tried to obtain weapons from military personnel and secure funding “for the purpose of taking over the reins of government”.

 

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