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Culture of impunity by political vigilantes’ should end-ABA Fuseini

Member of Parliament (MP) for Sagnarigu and Ranking member on communication, Alhassan Bashir A. Fuseini is lamenting over the culture of impunity of political vigilante groups in the Northern part of Ghana. affecting development.
His comments comes in the wake of  pro New Patriotic Party(NPP) youth group in Tamale, Kandahar boys attacking the Sagnarigu District Assembly complex vandalizing properties.
“It is their government nobody will arrest them, if the police want to effect arrest they will do, even when you put a pin in your pocket they will see it. But if they do not want to arrest you, you can have an elephant in your pocket and they will not see it”.

According to the Sagnarigu MP, this is not the first time that such an issue has happened. The interior Minister has been engaged on such matters and assurance has been given that the issue will be addressed but comes to nothing.

“We must have an end to this lawlessness, the police are disenable from taking action notwithstanding all the promises given by the President that, the police have been given a free hand to operate”.
And added that a lot of apple have been made to stop this culture of impunity, if other youth groups counter what is going on, you can imagine the chaos we will witness in the North, he lamented.
He noted that the Assembly is a new one which was completed just last year, it was good that the attackers did not meet the District Chief Executive at her office.

Meanwhile, the Northern Regional Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Yussif Tanko, said the police has begun investigations to apprehend the perpetrators saying that the appropriate authorities should be allowed to conclude their investigation into the matter.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/    

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