Regional News Thu, 19 May 2022

Irate residents set checkpoint ablaze after police shot female pillion rider

Some irate residents of Karimenga in the West Mamprusi Municipality of the Nakpanduri District in the North East Region, have set a police checkpoint ablaze.

The irate residents burnt down the checkpoint after police allegedly shot a female, who was riding a pillion on Tuesday, 17 May 2022.

According to residents, the female who was riding a pillion was shot by the Police at the checkpoint after the motorcyclist ignored a signal to stop.

The locals who were infuriated, by the action of the Police, marched to the checkpoint and set it ablaze.

The female, who was riding a pillion, sustained injuries on her behind.

She was rushed to the hospital, where, she is currently receiving treatment.
Source: classfmonline.com
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