Crime & Punishment of 2014-01-19

Family of victims in Chirapatre shooting incident call for justice

The Family of two students who were shot by a police officer in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi, are angry the officer in charge was granted bail.

Luv Fm’s Erastus Asare Donkor reported that the father of the surviving victim and guardian to the deceased, Kobina Mens says the police are belittling the issue.

He therefore demanded that justice be served in the case.

One person lost his life and another is in critical condition after the police officer on duty at Chirapatre in Kumasi, accidentally shot the two students.

The Police say it was an accident, but friends of the deceased who witnessed the incident say the police officer cocked and fired the gun in their presence.

Source: myjoyonline.com
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