The Lamashegu police headquarters in Tamale in the Northern Region has been vandalized.
The obliteration was brought about by some youth who rioted on Saturday to fight guessed regular abuse of inhabitants by police in the town.
The nonconformists walked through some vital roads of Tamale toward the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo), where they obliterated a few properties of the force dispersion organization.
Thereafter, they moved to the Lamashegu Divisional Command of the Ghana Police Service.
After arriving at the police headquarters, the incensed youth started pelting stones at the police building, obliterating the glass entryways and windows of parts of the structure.
Eventually, a few vehicles that were left at the police headquarters were likewise harmed.
“The adolescent are not content with the advancements occurring in Tamale. This is to show their annoyance to their chiefs. That is the reason we have customarily gone to the Chief’s castle to communicate our interests in a reputable way”, previous Assembly Member for Vitin Electoral region, Haruna Mohammed Nburidiba said when he tended to the media for the benefit of the dissidents.
Endeavors by Citi News to address authorities of NEDCo and the police flopped as of the hour of documenting this report.
As of late, a video circled via web-based media in which some cops were mistreating a few occupants suspected to have occupied with unlawful force associations.
It got wide judgment from the general population, customary specialists, and common society associations in the Northern Region.
Occupants who were insulted over the advancement approached the initiative of the Ghana Police Service to make correctional moves against its staff over their activities.
Consequently, the police work force included were prohibited forthcoming examinations.
NEDCo additionally apologized to its clients who were attacked by officials.
Source: Citi News Room
Medikal remanded to prison custody for 5 days
Hiplife artiste, Samuel Frimpong, famously known as Medikal, has been remanded to jail authority for five days.
This was the decision of a Circuit Court judge in Accra on October 22, 2021, on the artiste’s first appearance in court for waving a weapon.
Medikal, who has been accused of show of arms and ammo, argued not blameworthy to the charge.
At the consultation on Friday, counsel for the Ghanaian rapper, Emmanuel Yeboah Gyan, asked the court to concede his customer bail as he is a decent resident and had family on reserve to meet the bail conditions.
In any case, the arraignment went against the supplication, contending that the singular freedoms of Medikal to bail are compliant to the local area interest, which should be ensured. He further contended that pieces of the case are as yet being scrutinized.
Managing Judge, Emmanuel Esandoh, favored the indictment and remanded Medikal to the Ankaful detainment facilities in the Central Region for five days.
This comes scarcely a day after dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale, and four others were remanded into police care following a supposed weapon assault that ended up being a fabrication. Shatta Wale is additionally serving his remand at the Ankaful Prison in the Central Region.
They were remanded by an Accra Circuit Court on Thursday, October 21, 2021, during their first appearance in court.
Medikal was at the court premises to offer help to Shatta Wale.
Shatta Wale was gotten by the police for getting out bogus word about a death endeavor at his home in Accra on October 19, 2021.