Nii Lante Vanderpuijie granted bail over a shooting incident at Odododiodoo
The NDC Member of Parliament (MP)for Odododiodoo, Nii LanteVanderpuijie,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.
However, 52 other suspects, are in police custody assisting the police in investigations.
These followed shooting incident at the hotel when party supporters were 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.
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.
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Accra Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Effia Tenge, confirmed the story in Accra on Tuesday.
In another development, at Ayawaso East Constituency, at about 2:00am,police patrol team rescued, Najib Nii Quaye,from mob action,but was later arrested.
He was accused of bringing two ballot boxes to the Accra Technical Training Centre, claiming to be that of a Mallam Atta market polling centre, when all ballot boxes had already been submitted.
DSP Tenge said the mob set the two ballot boxes ablaze and damaged the windscreen of Nissan pickup with registration number GT 7841-19.
She said Quaye has been detained to assist in investigations.