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Suame Constituency NDC Youth Organiser remanded

By Vincent Ashitey
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The High Court in Asokwa, Ashanti Region, has remanded the Suame Constituency Youth Organiser of the National Democratic Congress, Razak Kuampa Avoliya.

Razak Avoliya was arrested, charged and detained on Wednesday after party executives turned him over to the police.

The Suame Constituency NDC Youth Organiser in a viral video encouraged NDC supporters to attack persons of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the run-up to the 2024 General Elections for them to secure power.

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Evans Amankwaah, the suspect’s lawyer claims that neither his client nor the party is perturbed by the detention.

“His caution and charge statement has been taken. They charged him with offensive conduct, and we are to go to court [today]. We will cooperate with the law. The detention does not perturb us. He is not worried, and I assure the supporters of the NDC that, the youth organizer is in high spirits.”

Joseph Yammin, the NDC’s national organiser, defended the NDC Suame Youth Organizer’s comments and insisted that his detention will not scare the party.

“We are not in any way going to be intimidated by the police or the arrest. As we have massed up here, we will be coming anytime the police takes an action. What we are expecting them to do is to extend the equal measure to the NPP. I am sure that the court will have no reason to detain our brother.”

Party supporters in the Ashanti Region on Thursday gathered at the Asokwa District Court to witness the court appearance of the party’s embattled Youth Organizer in the Suame Constituency.

The case has been adjourned to February 14, 2023.