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2 reported dead as Akatsi youth clashes with Police

Youth of Akatsi in the Akatsi South Municipality of the Volta Region have again, expressed their anger over the death of Setor Agormeda, a 20-year-old student of Akatsi Senior High Technical School AKAST.

Youth of Akatsi in the Akatsi South Municipality of the Volta Region have again, expressed their anger over the death of Setor Agormeda, a 20-year-old student of Akatsi Senior High Technical School AKAST.

The deceased was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Ridge Hospital in Accra on Sunday morning after he was referred from the Akatsi Municipal hospital, when he was involved in a motor accident together with two other pillion riders.

The deceased, together with Ademu Jemino, aged 18, a pillion rider, and Nelly Wilson Lumor, the motor rider aged 19, also a student of AKAST were involved in an accident near the Akatsi College of Education on Saturday dawn at about 1300 hours.

Mr Shaibu Mumuni, an eyewitness said; the youth, massed up in hundreds wielding stones and tyres, in the early hours of Today, April 10, and moved to the Akatsi Police Station to pour their frustration through offensive conducts in solidarity with their departed brother as a result of what they alleged ‘unprofessional conduct of the Police leading to the incident.’

The melee today led to the injury of two youth namely, Hamza Ademu, and Yao, popularly known as Agboyibor, who are in critical condition and are currently being referred to the Ho Teaching Hospital for further medical attention.

Officers from the Volta Regional Police Command including COP Oduro Kwarteng, the Volta Regional Police Commander, are on the scene to forestall peace and order.

Mr Edward Oduro Kwarteng, in an interaction; said investigations into the incident had commenced and that, “anyone found culpable would not be spared.”

Superintendent of Police, Mr Isaac Baah, the Akatsi South Commander of Police also said: “all efforts to maintain law and order in the area would be used.”

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Source: News Ghana

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