Police Arrest 7 Over Nima Bloody Clash
Following a shootout and battle between two gangs in Nima, the Ghana Police Service has detained seven people.
The police declared late Tuesday night, January 18th, that the conflict and turmoil between the two factions had been resolved.
It was also disclosed that several of the perpetrators of the crime had been apprehended.
Five of the arrested people are being held by the police, while the other two are being treated at a hospital under police supervision.
ACP Kwesi Ofori, Director General of Police Public Affairs, told the media in Accra that the gang leaders had been identified as Kumordzi and Bombon.
“Around 3:30 p.m. yesterday [Tuesday], Nima witnessed mass fighting, and the police promptly intervened. The violence expanded across Nima, but we were able to bring it under control.”
“A total of seven people have been detained.”
Five of them are currently with us, while the other two are being treated in the police hospital.”
The cause of the violence is unknown.
Meanwhile, the police have told the general public, particularly residents of Nima in Accra, that they are in charge of the situation and will not allow criminals to disrupt the area’s tranquillity.