Newly-elected Keta MP escapes death after allegedly attacked by gunmen

Newly-elected Keta MP escapes death after allegedly attacked by gunmen

- The newly elected Keta MP, Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey, has been attacked and assaulted by some men welding quns

- He was allegedly attacked at his residence at Afiadenyigba in the Volta Region

- Luckily for the MP, he was able to escape through the backdoor of his house

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The newly elected Member of Parliament for the Keta constituency in the Volta Region, Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey, has been attacked and assaulted by some men welding quns.

According to a report filed by Citinewsroom, he was allegedly attacked at his residence at Afiadenyigba in the Volta Region.

The attack is reported to have happened around 1:00 am on Friday, December 11, 2020.

Newly-elected Keta MP escapes death after allegedly attacked by gunmen
Newly-elected Keta MP, Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey
Source: Facebook

The armed men entered the residence of Dzudzorli Gakpey, seized mobile phones of the occupants and assaulted the MP-elect.

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Narrating the incident, the Presiding Member of the Keta Municipal Assembly, Amos Ametsime mentioned that the MP-elect luckily escaped from the residence through a backdoor.

“The MP-elect has been attacked. Three armed men stormed the house, beat up the people, took away money and the MP-elect was also beaten by the armed men,” he explained.

Mr. Dzudzorli Gakpe is said to be receiving medical attention at health facility in Keta.

Meanwhile, Fantana’s mother, Dorcas Affo Toffey, who is the MP-elect for Jomoro Constituency on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has been attacked by some NPP supporters in her house.

In a video she shared on Facebook and sighted by YEN.com.gh, she said she was in her house when the group. led by the NPP secretary for the area, Eric Muah, stormed the house.

It appears Fantana’s mother was secured inside the house.

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The attackers are seen and heard in the video smashing and breaking items.

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