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Another NDC office killing suspect arrested

BY: Enoch Darfah Frimpong
Sulemana Fuseini alias Akon
Sulemana Fuseini alias Akon

One of the suspects declared wanted by the police in connection with the recent killing of Wasiru Iddrisu at the Ashanti Regional office of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been arrested.

Identified as Sulemana Fuseini alias Akon, he was arrested by a mob in Kumasi on Thursday at Kenyasi Abirem.

This brings to four, the total number of suspects who have been arrested by the police in connection with the killing.

The mob, which traced Akon to his hideout in their attempt to arrest him reportedly stabbed and injured him.

He was said to be returning to the area after he went into hiding elsewhere.

Akon, under police guard was sent to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) for medical attention after which he has been placed in police custody pending his appearance in court next week.

Three other suspects who earlier reported themselves to the police and have since been arraigned at the Asokwa Magistrate Court are on remand.

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Wasiru, also known as Aboabo Gyata, was shot dead by persons suspected to belong to the Hawks, a pro-NDC group.

Below is a video at the scene where Akon was arrested

The three out of 12 suspects who earlier reported themselves to the police are Dauda Ibrahim alias 'Wayo', 40; Samuel Agyin alias 'Rock', 32 and Abdul Ganiyu, 37 alias 'Petit'.

On February 18, 2019, Wasiru Iddrisu, a member of the Ashanti Regional Taskforce of the National Democratic Congress was shot and killed in a scuffle with members suspected to belong to the Hawks, another pro-NDC group at the Ashanti Regional office of the party.

Another, Abdul Rahman also sustained gunshot wounds.

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