Prime News Ghana

Dzorwulu land dispute: 2 arrested over disturbances

By Vincent Ashitey
facebook sharing button Share
twitter sharing button Tweet
email sharing button Email
sharethis sharing button Share

The Police have arrested suspects Nana Owusu Banahene and James Quainoo in connection with some disturbances at Dzorwulu Accra, over a disputed land.

The suspects allegedly organised some thugs with an excavator to demolish a four-bedroom apartment building at Dzorwulu on 24th October, 2022.

Before the demolishing, the suspects and their accomplices attacked the occupants of the house.

The Police responded to the scene to restore calm. The perpetrators upon seeing the police abandoned the excavator and escaped from the scene.

Police later had information that one of the vehicles belonging to the suspects had run into a ditch and was attacked by a mob who pelted them with stones, injured one of the suspects, James Quainoo and set his car ablaze.

Police proceeded to the place and the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) was called in to help put out the fire.

The injured suspect is at the hospital receiving medical attention (his photograph could not be taken due to his condition).

Investigation has so far revealed that no one was shot during the incident.

Investigation continues and all available footages on the incident are being reviewed as part of the investigation process.
Efforts are underway to arrest all other perpetrators to face justice.