Police arrest Sekondi Takoradi MCE for dangerous driving and assault

Mr. Abdul-Mumin Issah
Mr. Abdul-Mumin Issah

Mr. Abdul-Mumin Issah, the Honourable Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has been arrested by the Western Regional Police Command today, Thursday, 3rd February 2022, for an alleged motor traffic offence, verbal assault and offensive conduct against a police officer who was performing his lawful duty.

The MCE has been charged on three (3) counts of Assault of a public officer, offensive conduct conducive to breaches of the peace and Disturbing the peace in a public place contrary to sections 205, 207 and 298 respectively, or the Criminal and Other offences Act of 1960, Act 29.

He has also been charged for
Dangerous driving contrary to Section 1 of Act 683 of 2004 as amended by Act 761 of 2008.

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The Municipal Chief Executive who was driving a Toyota Land-cruiser with registration number GE
5615-20 is alleged to have driven dangerously and carelessly while approaching a police snap checkpoint at the Kwasimintsim Cemetery on Wednesday, 2nd
February 2022.

When one of the police officers on duty attempted to stop him, he verbally assaulted and threatened him.

According to the Ghana Police Service Statement signed by Olivia E.T. Adiku, the Deputy Superintendent of Police, the MCE will be arraigned before the court tomorrow Friday, 4th February 2022.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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