Police arrest three for attacking Roads Minister (Photos)

Police arrest three for attacking Roads Minister (Photos)

- The workers were protesting against the minister's orders

- They three suspects tried to fight the minister openly

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The Police have arrested three persons after they tried to openly fight the Minister for Roads and Highways, Kwesi Amoako Atta.

Police arrest three for attacking Roads Minister (Photos)

One of the suspects

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The three workers of Atpage Limited and Ottis Equipment waged war against the minister after he demanded their businesses be relocated from the shoulders of the Tema motorway.

The Roads Minister Mr Amoako Atta was on a visit ahead of the construction of a tunnel to link Spintex Road to East Legon, when the aggrieved workers revolted against him.

Police arrest three for attacking Roads Minister (Photos)

Another suspect arrested by the police

The three suspects have since been handed over to the East Legon Police pending further investigations.

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Police arrest three for attacking Roads Minister (Photos)

The suspects have since been handed to the East Legon Police

Meanwhile, the deputy Minister of Roads, Anthony Karbo has told Citi FM in Accra that the ministry has issued a 2-week ultimatum to all companies and squatters along the stretch to relocate.

He also added that his ministry is so far satisfied with progress of works and he is optimistic the contractor will deliver on time.

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Police arrest three for attacking Roads Minister (Photos)

Another suspect in the police van

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