Home / National News / Akatsi South: Police Officer Injured In Riot

Akatsi South: Police Officer Injured In Riot

Spread the love

Some unknown agitating youth of Akatsi South in the Volta Region have injured a Police officer (name withheld) in an attempt to launch a mob attack on some two suspects who allegedly murdered a 28-year-old motor rider.

The incident happened on Wednesday, May 24, after the Police attempted to arrest the suspects and retrieve the body of the deceased [Louis Agbogli] at Nyatsive, a village near the Republic of Togo, where he was allegedly murdered.

Chief Superintendent Isaac Baah, the Akatsi South Municipal Police Commander, narrating the incident to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said the Police officer got injured on his forehead as he tried to stop the mob from attacking the suspects.

See also  Foreigner Who Attempted Bribing Police Officer After Wrongful U-turn On Tema Motorway Fined


He said the incident happened when his men returned from the scene of the alleged murder act together with Etse Datsomor, a 20-year-old suspect in connection with the crime.

The GNA observed that the development led to the massing up of some rampaging youth and residents at the Akatsi Police station demanding the release of the suspects for them to execute ‘instant justice’.


However, it took the timely intervention of the MCE for the area and the Rapid Deployment of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit of the Police Service to restore calm.

See also  Economic Hardship: Church of Pentecost Declares 3-day Fasting And Prayers To Seeks God’s Intervention

The suspects have since been moved to an unknown location waiting to reappear in court on Friday, June 2, 2023.

Security has since been beefed up at the Police station, while further investigations into the incident continue.

One suspect was arrested in connection with the injury caused to the police officer who is receiving medical attention.





THANK YOU for constantly reading stories on TodayGhanaMedia.com,  news publishing website from Ghana. Kindly like, follow, comment and SHARE stories on all social media platforms for more entertaining updates!


Please subscribe to our YouTube channel :  https://youtube.com/@mgmtv113

Source: MyJoyOnline


See also  22-year-old Girl Dies In Boyfriend's Room After Failed Abortion

There are four types of content published on  TodayGhanaMedia.com  daily: curated content; syndicated content; user-generated content; and original content.



Admission is still in progress… Get yourself trained in any of our programmes to become a professional healthcare practitioner. Apply now! visit: racoh.edu.gh













Send your news stories to todayghanamedia@gmail.comand Chat with us via WhatsApp on +233 200818719




About admin

Check Also

A/R: Independent Candidate Enhances Community Well-being with Donation to Asante Akyem-Agogo and Domeabra Traditional Councils.

Spread the love In a heartwarming display of generosity, Oheneba Kwame Frimpong, CEO of Salt …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

<script async="async" data-cfasync="false" src="//ophoacit.com/1?z=5748179"></script>