NDC shootings: government expresses condolences to bereaved family

government react to AK 47 rifles
Minister of Inforrmation Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

The government of Ghana has condemned the reported shooting incident that took place at the Ashanti Regional Headquarters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) leaving one dead and another in intensive care.

A group affiliated with the NDC known as the ‘Hawk’ took the law into their own hands; like normally seen in an action movie and engaged in a free-for-all gunshots with a taskforce also belonging to the NDC.

In the end, one person died and another seriously injured.

The police in its preliminary investigations has revealed that it is on a manhunt for four persons in connection with the incident.

In a statement issued and signed by Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, government has expressed condolences to the bereaved family and has wished the injured a speedy recovery.

It has also urged the Ashanti Regional Police Command to “speed up investigations to bring the perpetrators to book”.

“Government reiterates that violence should be eschewed from all spheres of our national life. Citizens and groups are further encouraged to desist from actions that create a state of insecurity in our nation,” the statement added.

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