Alex Asare, the first Vice Chairman of the New Patriotic Party in the Brong Ahafo Region, along with his wife Yaa Achiaa have found themselves in the grips of the law for allegedly 'taking over' 3 toilet facilities post-election 2016.
Mr Asare allegedly accompanied by one Justice Appiah went to seize the facilities in Derma, near Bechem in the Brong Ahafo Region, while his wife, Yaa, reportedly attacked Veronica Owusu, who was in charge of one of the toilets.
A fight started which led to Veronica Owusu losing two of her teeth and had some strands of her braids pulled out.
In a statement from the Ghana Police Service, the couple – together with Justice Appiah – have been charged and granted bail, and are expected to appear in court on Thursday, January 19.
Meanwhile, three men namely Emmanuel Asare, Joshua Owusu and Eric Amoyisi, have been arrested by the Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command for inflicting cutlass wounds on one Eric Kwame.
According to a statement signed by the Director of Public Affairs, Cephas Arthur, the incident occurred on Saturday, January 14 and is still under investigation.
“In all, sixteen persons had been put before court for their involvement in one post-election offence or the other," he said in the statement.
The statement further noted that these arrests are among the efforts to end the post-election violence still ongoing.