2 Persons Die Following Clashes Between Akatsi Police, Rampaging Youth
Following clashes between the Akatsi police and the youth yesterday, two people were shot and killed in Akatsi, in the Volta Region.
According to sources, the rioting teenagers assembled at the police station last Friday, demanding the release of their fellow motorbike redder who had been arrested by the Akatsi police.
According to reports, police used their riot vehicle to run down three people on a motorcycle near Akatsi Training College.
Military forces have been dispatched to the scene to assist in the maintenance of law and order and to prevent the situation from spiraling out of control.
According to an eyewitness, the kids were protesting the death of one Etornam a month ago as a result of suspected police abuse.
Story By: Frank K. Narh (Milovan)