Police-Youth Clash: Hon. Bernard Ahiafor calls for peace in Akatsi

Bernard Ahiafor

Bernard Ahiafor

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The Honourable Member of Parliament for Akatsi South Constituency, Bernard Ahiafor calls for peace to prevail in his constituency after the clash between the Akatsi police and the youths of Akatsi.

The Member of Parliament inked a statement addressing the unfortunate incidence in general.

He said, his attention has been drawn to the unfortunate incident that has again happened two nights ago in his beloved constituency when he was far away in the Assam Legislative Assembly, Guwahati, India performing Parliamentary duty.

Two persons reportedly killed in clash between Police and Akatsi youth

The news from his constituency was hovering about a life of a young son of Akatsi South that have lost life again.

According to the MP, reports have it that a police Riot control van ran into three (3) young natives of his constituency when they were on a motorbike going home in the night.

Before the unfortunate happening on Sunday, 10th April, 2022, two (2) of his friends sustained injury and unfortunately, Setor, known among his peers as “Snipper” gave up his life after been rushed to the hospital.

On Sunday, 10th April, 2022,
the motorbike crash brought another chaotic atmosphere because, the youths of Akatsi felt unprotected by the agency mandated to protect and save the life of the people.

VIDEO: Police clash with youth in Akatsi over alleged brutality

The crash between the Youth and the Police led to the death of two young men through a pool of blood.

“I humbly plead with the Youth to remain calm to avoid any further loss of life or injury. l called on  the Akatsi Police to resort to peaceful resolution of matters and restore peace at Akatsi. Akatsi is a land of Peace,” the MP pleaded and calls for an action in his absence.

Honorable Bernard Ahiafor directed the Municipal Chief Executive who is concurrently the Head and Commander of Municipal Security for Akatsi South, Hon. Kofitsey Nyahe and in his absence to help restore peace and security at Akatsi.

“I urge on the Police Commander to assist and both in my absence hold a crunch emergency meeting to investigate the cause of this misfortune.”

“I use this opportunity to sympathize with the bereaved families and their loved ones.”

“Again, I ask the gallant youths of our dear Akatsi to exercise self control and restrain at this trying time to mourn with their beloved brothers in peace as we all await the investigation and official report on the matter. I am on my knees pleading. Let Peace prevail.”

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh


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