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Police Arrests Six More Over Post-Election Violence

Six more people have been arrested by the Police for their involvement in various forms of post-election disturbances across the country.

The six, namely Alex Asare, 43 years; Justice Appiah, 45 years, Yaa Achiaa; Emmanuel Asare; Joshua Owusu and Eric Amoyisi were all arrested in the Brong Ahafo region in connection with various offences.

According to a statement by the Police, Alex Asare, said to be the 1st Vice Chairman of NPP in Bechem is alleged to have led Justice Appiah to forcibly take over three toilet facilities at Derma, near Bechem.

Later, Yaa Achiaa, the wife of Alex Asare is said to have attacked one Veronica Owusu, who was manning one of the toilet facilities leading to the loss of two of Veronica’s teeth and some strands of her rasta-plaited hairs.

In another development, Emmanuel Asare, Joshua Owusu and Eric Amoyisi, have also been arrested by the Brong Ahafo Regional Police for inflicting cutlass wounds on one Eric Kwame on Saturday, January 14.

The statement added that Alex Asare, Justice Appiah and Yaa Achiaa, have been charged and granted bail, pending their appearance in Court on Thursday, whilst the case of Emmanuel Asare, Joshua Owusu and Eric Amoyisi is still under investigation.

The arrest comes after the Police last week informed the general public about the effort being made to bring the perpetrators of the post-election violence and seizures to book.

In all, some sixteen [16] persons had been put before Court for their involvement in one post-election offence or the other.

The Police added that other suspects, who are presently at large are, hereby, advised in their own interest, to report themselves to the nearest Police Station or the National CID Headquarters.

“While the Police are making every effort to protect lives and properties across the country, we are calling on members of the public to desist from taking the law into their own hands and committing acts of criminality. All aggrieved persons in any situation are advised to resort to the due process to seek redress,” the statement added.

Source: radioxyzonline.com

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