Police nab man over suspected gay’s bashing

A man suspected to be gay has been   assaulted by a group of people at Accra New Town.

Albert Appiah, alias Kinto was attacked last Tuesday, at Abavana Down, Kotobabi, where he had gone to visit a friend.

One of the suspects, Barry Abu, was arrested by the police and is assisting with investigations.

The group is said to have seized Kinto’s car and ATM Card from him.

The Nima Divisional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Nuhu Jango, confirmed the incident to The Ghanaian Times in Accra yesterday, stating that it took place at about 5:30 p.m., last Tuesday.

He said immediately Appiah parked his car, four men accused him of being there to sodomise a boy, assaulted him seized his car, took away his ATM card and ordered him to go with them to the bank to withdraw money for them, but found his account in red, at the bank.

He reported the matter to the police, and Abu was arrested.

The police have meanwhile, been deployed on patrol duties at New Town, Alajo, Nima and Maamobi to protect lives and property.

By Anita Nyarko

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