NDC Congress Violence: Two More Arrested
The Police have arrested two more suspects declared wanted in connection with the violent disturbances that occurred during the NDC’s National Youth and Women’s Congress held on 10th December 2022, at Cape Coast in the Central Region. They are Iddrisu Abass alias Jango and Dawda Mohammed Nazir.
The two were arrested at Kintampo and Wenchi in the Bono and Bono East regions respectively on 8th January 2022. This brings to 4 the number of suspects arrested so far in connection with the disturbances.
A statement issued by the Police on Sunday said; 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.
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. The targeted intelligence operations are still ongoing to arrest the remaining 12 suspects to face justice, Police said.