Angry youth assault two policemen and smash official car

Angry youth assault two policemen and smash official car

Two policemen have been hospitalized, following an attack by the youth of Paboase, a community in the Western region, YEN.com.gh can report.

A police car was also smashed in the attack, which was to protest against the activities of a local mining company.

Per a Mynewsgh.com report, at about 06:30 am on Friday March 15, 2019, the divisional police command received information that some youth of Paboase had blocked the main road between Chirano and Ntetreso, preventing the mine workers from going to work.

Photos of injured police officials

Source: Mynewsgh.com
Source: UGC

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The Divisional Commander therefore mobilised six personnel from his division to go and convince them to remove the barricade and allow free flow of vehicles.

In the process, two policemen identified as General Sergeant Yankey and Lance Corporal Baba Ali, sustained serious injuries and the back screen of the police Nissan Navara vehicle smashed.

The injured personnel were immediately taken to Wiawso Government hospital for treatment while the police have promised to arrest the perpetrators behind the act.

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