Six men charged with assault of Policemen on patrol duty in the environs of pokuase and Amasaman has been arrested by Amasaman police in the Greater Accra Region.
Daniel Ofori, John Tetteh, be Peter Klutse, Daniel Lavor, Phillip Klevor Kokou and Wisdom Selassie was charged on Thursday February 11, 2021 with assaulting policeman. They have been charged with obstruction and assault of public officers.
The Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Effia Tenge, said the men were arrested yesterday.
She said some police personnel on patrol duty spotted a young man standing behind the fence of a house at about 9:30 p.m. and questioned him, but the young man took offence.
He is said to have raised an alarm which attracted a number of young men in the area who attacked the police personnel.
In the process of the attack, two hand cuffs and a cell phone belonging to the police personnel were taken by some of the young men.
The police called for backup, and with the intervention of the additional personnel, six of the men were arrested.
The handcuffs and mobile phones were also retrieved from those arrested.