Two persons arrested over demolition of Nigerian Embassy Staff Quarters

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

A statement released by the Criminal Investigation Department CID of the Ghanaian police today Wednesday, 24 June 2022 and signed by its Head of Public Affairs, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Juliana Obeng, disclosed that two persons have been arrested.

“The Criminal Investigations Department in the course of investigation on Monday 22nd June 2022, 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,” the Police said

On Tuesday, June 23, Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, placed a call to President Buhari and apologised for the incident. He promised that the police will carry out an investigation.

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