Yamin refutes claims that he was behind Kumasi shootings

Yamin refutes claims that he was behind Kumasi shootings

The former Ashanti regional secretary of the National Democratic Congress, Joseph Yamin, has said he had no hand in the shooting to death of a supporter of the National Democratic Congress at the party’s office.

He believed some unknown persons in the party want to soil his image, adding that such agenda will not hold.

Speaking to newsmen after honoring an invitation by the Ashanti Regional Police, Yamin said he would be exonerated.

Yamin refutes claims that he was behind Kumasi shootings

Joseph Yamin Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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“My surprise is why my name will be brought into this matter… I’m surprised somebody came in here to report. We are here to know the person and the reason. I want my name cleared,” Yamin said.

Meanwhile, four suspects in the shooting incident at the Ashanti regional office of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been declared wanted by the police, YEN.com.gh can confirm.

The suspects, who are alleged to be members of the pro-NDC vigilante group, ‘The Hawks,’ are currently on the run.

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One person is feared dead after chaos erupted, amidst gunshots at a meeting which was being chaired by the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress Johnson Asiedu Nketia at the party’s Ashanti regional office in Kumasi Monday, February 18, 2019.

According a Joy News interview monitored by YEN.com.gh, two person were shot with one feared dead.

The incident is said to have happened when the national chairman of the party, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, and the general secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, met at the office to iron out some issues.

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