NDC youth congress disturbance: Another 2 persons arrested

By: Akpabli Daniel Yao | ignewss |Accra

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Police have arrested 2 more suspects in connection with the violent disturbances that occurred on December 10, 2022, during the NDC’s National Youth and Women’s Congress at Cape Coast in the Central Region.

This brings to 4 the total number of suspects arrested so far in connection with the disturbances.

Police source said, the suspects Iddrisu Abass alias Jango who is believed to be the ringleader and Dawda Mohammed Nazir were arrested at Kintampo and Wenchi in the Bono and Bono East regions respectively on January 8, 2023.

“In the course of the arrest, suspect Jango shot and wounded one of the Police officers. The officers returned fire and shot him in the legs”.

Both the injured officer and the injured suspect are receiving medical attention and are in a stable condition.

Police said, following the arrest, some youth of Wenchi massed up to attack the Police team but Police have since restored law, order and security in the area.

Police however assured that; targeted intelligence operations are still ongoing to arrest the remaining 12 suspects to face justice.

Source: www.ignewss.com|Ghana

CREDIT: Ghana Police Service

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