32 suspects who were arrested over Odododiodoo electoral violence to appear before court today
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32 suspects who were arrested over Odododiodoo electoral violence to appear before court today

32 suspects who were arrested over Odododiodoo electoral violence to appear before court today

Thirty-two suspects arrested in connection with electoral violence, at Odododiodoo, in Accra, are expected to appear before the Adjabeng Court, today.

They were among 52 suspects and the NDC Member of Parliament (MP) for Odododiodoo, Nii Lante Vanderpuijie, who were arrested at Modack Hotel over election violence.

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The Head of Public Relations of the Accra Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Effia Tenge, disclosed this to the media on Thursday.

She said three of the suspects were charged with the possession of weapons without lawful authority, adding that after preliminary investigations, 20 suspects have been set free.

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Earlier it was reported that Nii Lante Vanderpuijie, who was arrested together with 52 others, at Modack Hotel, at Korlewoko, in Accra, for allegedly possessing weapons and other items, has been granted police enquiry bail.

These followed shooting incident at the hotel when party supporters where jubilating after results of the recently held parliamentary elections were declared.

Weapons retrieved by the police at the hotel, included two pistols with 22 rounds of ammunitions and one pump action gun with 20 rounds of BB live cartridges.

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Police also retrieved six pepper sprays, a flashlight, a machete, four jack knives, three communication handsets, ballistic vest and an amount of GH¢1,000 DSP Tenge.

Source: www.spotonnews.net

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