Central Regional Police have picked up two persons at a hotel in Ajumako-Essiam after a sweep of their hotel room revealed weapons.

According to Central Regional Police PRO, DSP Irene Oppong, the police had picked up intelligence that the two armed men were at the hotel.

After a thorough search of their room, the Police found a Czech-made pistol loaded with seven rounds of ammunition, military camouflage and handcuffs, one jack knife, three bullet proof vests among others.

A further investigation revealed that the pistol was registered in the name of former Finance Minister, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor.

The two yet-to-be-identified armed men are currently in police custody.

Investigations are still ongoing.