Military and Police clash in Suame following arrest of a non-uniformed soldier

Military and Police clash in Suame following arrest of a non-uniformed soldier

  • Soldiers have attacked the Suame Police station over the arrest of their colleague
  • The soldier was arrested while using an unlicensed motorcycle and refused to stop when the police signaled him to
  • He called his colleagues who came to the station and assaulted the police officer who was at post

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Armed military officers have attacked the Suame Police Command in the Ashanti region over the arrest of their colleague soldier.

According to a report filed by StarrNews, the soldier was arrested while using an unlicensed motorcycle.

The six military officers who were reportedly called in by their colleague Staff Sergeant Jamel upon his arrest and detention allegedly assaulted the Police officer at the post.

Military clash with Police at Suame over the arrest of a soldier
Scenes from the Suame Police Station Photo credit: Starrfronline.com
Source: UGC

The report added that a police reinforcement team from the Ashanti Regional Police Command has been deployed to the Suame Police station to maintain law and order.

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The incident created some chaotic scenes in the area with residents living in fear of what next could happen.

This is the third time soldiers are attacking the Suame Police Command.

In a report filed by 3news.com.gh, an eyewitness said a non-uniformed military who was riding an unlicensed motorbike was earlier stopped by the police but sped off.

The police, however, is said to have chased him and hit him with the back of a rifle, and taken him in.

Ghanaians praise IGP for good works so far

The Inspector-General of Police, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has received tonnes of praise and admiration from Ghanaians both old and young.

YEN.com.gh, in view of that, hit the roads to enquire from Ghanaians what exactly were their thoughts about the new IGP and his works so far.

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Sharing his thoughts on the performance of the new IGP, a man believed to be a taxi driver at the Madina station said he is very well pleased with the work of the IGP.

According to him, the new IGP is ensuring that the laws of the land are being adhered to the latter. He added that only those who do not do what is right will be scared of the police under the Dampare-led administration.

Another taxi driver at the same taxi station said the IGP and his men are really doing a good job and need to be applauded for that.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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