Police interrogate 16 victims of Ayawaso West Wuogon violence

The Police have taken statements from sixteen victims of the shooting incident that rocked the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency by–election on January 31.

The victims are assisting the police in the investigations.

Similarly, statement form had also been issued to Mr Samuel George, Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram to submit same for necessary action.

Videos footages connected to the incident are being examined to aid investigations, the Dircetor-General of the Police Public Affairs, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP)David Eklu stated  in a press release issued and copied to the Ghanaian Times in Accra yesterday.

He said the Inspector General of Police, Mr David Asante-Apeatu had expanded the mandate of  the committee tasked to investigate the shooting incident to cover professional as well as criminal conduct of those involved in the incident.

ACP Eklu stated that the committee is headed by the Deputy Director General of CID,ACP George Tweneboah, and other members from the Police Professional Standard Bureau, Police Legal and Prosecution Directorate ,Police Operations as well as detectives from the Police Scene Unit and Airport Division.

He said the Police Administration has taken note of concerns raised by members of the public, Parliamentarians, statesmen, civil society organisations.

ACP Eklu said the investigation would be conducted in line with the ongoing transformation agenda of the Police Service aimed at ensuring the highest professional standard in the Ghana Police Service.

He called on the public to provide information to the police on the incident.

By Times Reporter

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