Two Persons Arrested Over Demolition of Nigerian High Commission Staff Quarters in Ghana


The police in Ghana have arrested two persons associated with the demolition of the staff quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra, the Ghanaian capital.


Today, Wednesday 24th June 2020, A statement which was released by the Criminal Investigation Department CID of the Ghanaian police and signed by its Head of Public Affairs, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Juliana Obeng, stated that two persons have been arrested.


The police stated,


“The Criminal Investigations Department in the course of investigation on Monday 22nd June 2020, arrested two persons involved in the demolition of a building on the premises of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra. The suspects involved in the act, have been charged with the offences of Conspiracy to Commit Crime to wit; Unlawful Entry and Causing Unlawful Damage contrary to sections 23(1), 152 and 172(1b) respectively of the Criminal and other Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29) and will be arraigned before court.”


On Tuesday, June 23, Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, called President Buhari, apologised for the incident and also promised that an investigation will be carried out by the police.

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