The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service is investigating two police officers for renting out their guns to suspected armed robbers.
The accused officers are attached to the Weija District command.
According to police sources, the two were picked up after the suspected robbers in police custody revealed that they acquired their weapons from the officers.
Reports say the robbers had been involved in a motor accident and while they were being transported to a hospital by an ex-police officer, they began complaining that they had left their guns behind, fearing that the officers they rented the guns from would be in trouble.
The ex-officer became suspicious and informed the police command to look into the matter. Two suspected officers believed to be involved in the criminal arrangement were found out and arrested the further investigations.
The robbers had confessed that the arrangement was to return the weapons to the officers after their operation over the weekend.
The Police administration who are tight-lipped about the development is yet to provide the names of the arrested officers as the investigation is still ongoing.