Asante Kotoko have revealed the identity of fan who was shot by the police after their Ghana Premier League defeat against Berekum Chelsea on Sunday.
Asante Kotoko announced on their Twitter page, Monday afternoon that the supporter was Augustine Opoku who is a commercial driver based in the Ashanti Regional capital.
They also revealed that Opoku, “was hit by four pellets of rubber bullets in his head; two in his left jaw, one directly in his right eye and one beneath his teeth.”
They added that “the pellets in his teeth and jaw have been removed. The one in his eyes will be handled by a team of eye specialists maybe today.”
They concluded by assuring the public that “Augustine is still stable and responding to treatment.”
????Update on Sunday's shooting incident????— Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) January 13, 2020
Victim has been identified as Augustine Opoku, a commercial driver based here in Kumasi.
Our medics say he was hit by four pellets of rubber bullets in his head; 2 in his left jaw, 1 directly in his right eye and 1 beneath his teeth. pic.twitter.com/ygykDSarx1
We are told that, the pellets in his teeth and jaw have been removed.— Asante Kotoko SC (@AsanteKotoko_SC) January 13, 2020
The one in his eyes will be handled by a team of eye specialists maybe today.
Meanwhile, Augustine is still stable and responding to treatment.
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