- The 21 police personnel involved in the Manso-Nkwanta shootings are to be interdicted by the police administration
- A formal investigation will begin investigations into their conduct
The government has directed the police administration to interdict and begin formal criminal investigations into the conduct of 21 police personnel involved in a shooting incident at Manso Nkwanta in the Amansie West District
The incident, which took place on July 17, 2018, resulted in the death of seven persons suspected to be armed robbers.
The 21 police personnel, in a statement signed by the minister of information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, are the main suspects in the case.
According to the Kojo, the reports from the fact-finding committee, set up to look into the killings, did not contain facts as to whether or not the deceased persons were armed robbers who engaged in exchange of fire with the Police.
The statement mentioned government’s partnership with the community leaders on the best way to provide support for the dependents of the deceased persons.
Government has urged the public to remain calm, assuring that due process will be followed in the pursuit of justice and a conclusive determination of the matter.
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