Legon student brutality; one suspect arrested

Legon student brutality; one suspect arrested

- Police in Accra have picked up a suspect in connection with the attack on the UG student

- Further investigations are ongoing to establish if other suspects are on the run

The police in Accra said they have picked up a suspect in connection with the attack on Daniel Osei, a level 400 student of the University of Ghana, Legon on Saturday, May 4, 2019.

Director of Operations for the Greater Accra Police, ACP Kwesi Ofori told Joy News the police have taken over investigations and are working to establish if there were other suspects on the run.

ACP Ofori said the police have joined forces with the internal security of the university in a bid to increase patrol on the campus.

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“We are deploying patrol teams and assault motorbikes to patrol the entire corridor of the university and other places of interest,” the officer said. earlier reported the victim who sustained various degree of cutlass wounds on his head as a result of being butchered mercilessly, had been admitted at the 37 military hospital undergoing treatment according to sources.

Reports also suggested the armed men managed to flee after the incident.

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Some individuals, reacting to the incident on twitter, recalled similar instances where they have grappled with unwarranted attacks by criminals who constantly attack them on that particular road and also the road heading from UPSA close to PRESEC at night.

The situation, according to them has seen little or no change, despite police intervention, leaving them at the mercy of these bandits.

Meanwhile, Legon’s SRC president, Sylvester Amoako who has since responded to the incident says their team would visit the victim at the hospital to find out what actually transpired.

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