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Politics of Saturday, 29 September 2018


NDC Hawks did not attack Circuit Court Judge – Police

Inspector General of Police, David Asante-Apeatu Inspector General of Police, David Asante-Apeatu

The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command has refuted reports that there has been an attack on the Circuit Court at Duayaw Nkwanta by a vigilante group (the Hawks) allegedly belonging to the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

According to the Command even though scores of supporters from both the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition NDC flooded the Court, there was no attack, neither was the presiding judge chased out.

Media report on Friday claimed that marauding Hawks of the NDC besieged the Duayaw Nkwanta Circuit Court and chased out the presiding judge to prevent him from remanding their member who was standing trial over assault into prison custody.

However the Police in response to the report via a press release signed by the Brong Ahafo Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Chief Inspector Augustine K. Oppong, Saturday, September 29, 2018, the police stated that “the presiding judge, His Honour Alexander Graham was not touched at all.”

It added that security at the court premises was at its best.

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