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General News of Saturday, 18 May 2019


‘Madman’ arrested for attempting to assasinate Western Regional Minister

Western Regional Minister, Kobby Okyere Darko Western Regional Minister, Kobby Okyere Darko

A 21-year-old young man has been arrested for attempting an attack on the Western Regional Minister, Kobby Okyere Darko at his home on Saturday 13th May 2019 around 4:30 pm.

The young man identified as Peter Emmanuel Kumi jumped into the house of the Regional Minister na*ked and stole women dressed at the house to cover himself. Throughout all these, he was wielding a sharp weapon.

According to the police who confirmed the incidents to Connect FM’s morning show host Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson revealed that lucked eluded Peter Emmanuel Kumi when he was spotted.

He was spotted by 16-year-old family friend’s child who had come on a visit. He spotted the man jump the wall and quickly informed others in the house of what he had seen.

The police were quickly invited to the house. They, in turn, overpowered Peter Emmanuel Kumi who was heavily under the influence of hard drugs.

Hon. Kobby Okyere Darko followed the police to the station to write his statement. Neither the Regional Minister nor any of his household got harmed in the incident.

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