Crime & Law

Odododiodio clash: Two arrested

Two persons have been arrested in connection with last Sunday’s violence at the Odododiodoo constituency.

The Accra Regional Police Command said the two are part of those captured on camera pelting stones and bottles in videos that are circulating on social media.

Public Relations Officer of the Accra Regional Police Command, DSP Effia Tenge in a press conference indicated that the gentleman captured firing shots in the videos has been invited by the police through his lawyer.

“The two were involved. We were identifying some people as we watch the videos that are being circulated. The two were also part of the violence that took place,” she said.

Background

Supporters of the NPP and the NDC were engaged in a bloody clash that left supporters of both factions sustaining various degrees of injuries.

The clash occurred in the course of a health walk by the NDC in the constituency.

There was a misunderstanding between a group of young men at an area known as Blue Gate which resulted in the throwing of stones and bottles.

Videos in circulation showed some persons in party colours throwing stones, bottles, and other projectiles on a street at each other.

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