Attack on Nkroful Magistrate Court: Four busted, 22 on the run

Four people have been arrested on Thursday April 7, 2022 by the Western Regional Police Command in connection with the attacks on the Nkroful Magistrate Court, the Esiama Police Divisional Headquarters and the Ellembelle District Assembly.

The four suspects, Richard Tetteh, Kwame Gorkeh Miah, Michael Anyimiah, and Cosmos Gadekor were among a group of people who rioted at the District Magistrate Court, Nkroful on 1st April, 2022 to demand the release of their colleagues who were standing trial at the Court.

The Police in a statement said the group also attacked the Ellembelle District Assembly and threatened to assault the District Chief Executive.

The four suspects were among the group that also stormed the Esiama Police Station, vandalized the rooms and caused damage to vehicles parked at the station, 2 buses and 1 Toyota Hilux Pickup.

The Police said it has identified 22 others, currently on the run and are pursuing them to be arrested and brought before the law.


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