Man in NPP shirt attempts suicide in Ghana’s Parliament

Man in NPP shirt attempts suicide in Ghana’s Parliament

- A man has been arrested after attempting to commit suicide in Parliament

- The man has been identified as Kojo Mensah from Kwesimintim

A 35-year-old man, Kojo Mensah, was on Thursday, June 13, 2019 arrested by officers from Parliament's Protection Unit for attempting to jump from the public gallery down into the chamber.

The man, who was wearing an NPP t-shirt bearing the image of Kwesimintsim MP Joe Mensah, had his attempted jump foiled.

It is not clear if it was a suicide attempt.

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Superintendent Freeman Tettey, the Commanding Officer in charge of Parliament's Protection Unit told Class News that the suspect was sent to the Ministries Police Station.

He witnessed proceedings in the chamber and unfortunately he decided to jump down. So, I believe more information will be established by the police as investigations continue,” Supt. Tettey said.

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