General News of Monday, 10 December 2012

Source: Joy Online

Joy FM journalists attacked by NPP supporters

Journalists from the Election Headquarters– Joy FM have been attacked by persons suspected to be supporters from the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP).

The Joy team was part of the convoy of the AU chairman, Yayi Boni who was heading to the residence of the New Patriotic Party flagbearer Nana Akufo-Addo for a meeting.

The cudgel-wielding supporters accosted the Joy team who were in a Joy FM branded vehicle and began the attack, clubbing the vehicle at will and with venom.

Manasseh Awuni Azuri who was part of the team told but for the timely intervention of the police and military personnel they would have been lynched.

According to him, the vehicle has been dented severely after the attack.

The Joy team is currently being held at the Nima Police Station for their own safety.