In a recent turn of events, the Ghana Police Service has apprehended 25 individuals in connection with a violent clash involving police officers and property destruction in Kwahu Bepong, Eastern Region.
The incident unfolded as police officers intervened in response to residents taking justice into their own hands regarding an alleged murder suspect. Unhappy with the police intervention, some residents resorted to assaulting the officers and damaging their motorbikes.
Swiftly responding to the unrest, the Ghana Police Service dispatched a reinforcement team to collaborate with local law enforcement in restoring order. The situation has since been brought under control, and ongoing efforts aim to apprehend additional suspects linked to the incident.
A police statement assures the public that comprehensive details of the incident will be shared in due course, underlining their commitment to ensuring all involved suspects face legal consequences.
Read below the statement by the police
TWENTY-FIVE PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR AN ATTACK ON POLICE AT KWAHU BEPONG
The Ghana Police Service has arrested 25 people in connection with an attack on Police officers and the destruction of some properties at Kwahu Bepong in the Eastern Region.
Police reinforcement team working with the local Police have restored calm and things have been normalized while efforts are ongoing to get the other suspects arrested to face justice.
Full details of the incident will be communicated in due course.