Nii Lante Vanderpuye: National Security operatives allegedly assault MP; victim shares details

Nii Lante Vanderpuye: National Security operatives allegedly assault MP; victim shares details

- Nii Lante Vanderpuye has accused some National Security Secretariat operatives of brutalising him

- Vanderpuye said two operatives, together with 10 others, attacked him in front of the James Town police station

- He had gone to the police station to secure bail for a journalist who had been arrested while doing some working for him when they attacked him

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Member of Parliament for Odododiodoo, Nii Lante Vanderpuye, has accused some National Security Secretariat operatives of brutalising him.

Giving an account of what happened, Nii Lante Vanderpuye said two operatives together with 10 others attacked him in front of the James Town police station.

According to him, he had gone to the police station to secure bail for a journalist who had been arrested while doing some working for him.

Speaking in an interview with JoyNews, he said he has tasked a journalist to take pictures of some projects he had undertaken in the constituency but was later informed that the said journalist had been arrested.

Nii Lante Vanderpuye: National Security operatives allegedly assault MP; victim shares details

Member of Parliament for Odododiodoo, Nii Lante Vanderpuye Source: myjoyonline.com
Source: UGC

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Upon hearing the news of the arrest of the journalist, he headed to the James Town police station to intervene only for him to be attacked and brutalised by these persons.

Describing the incident that took place at the station, he revealed that some of the 12 persons who launched an attack on him had guns by their sides approached him and hit him in the chest.

He added that they slapped and punched him on his face after asking him to leave the place.

Vanderpuye said it took the intervention of the police to stop the operatives from further assaulting him.

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In other news, the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on Ghanaians to reject former President John Mahama at the December polls, because he lacks focus.

Speaking at a press conference in Accra on Monday, August 31, 2020, the National Director of Communications of the NPP, Yaw Buaben Asamoa, said Mahama’s records make him unfit to seek another mandate.

“It is the NPP’s strong contention that candidate John Dramani Mahama does not have the focus and competence necessary to take this country in the right direction,” Mr. Asamoa noted at the presser which was monitored by YEN.com.gh.

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