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Asawase Arrest: One detained over alleged involvement in a robbery

One of the ten persons arrested in Asawase on Saturday night is said to have been detained by police after the rest were screened and granted bail.

According to sources in the Ashanti Region, the Police detained him because a motorbike that he owns was used for an armed robbery operation some two weeks ago

Meanwhile, nine persons have been granted bail after the Saturday night swoop at a place said to be close to the Member of Parliament’s office in the constituency.

The nine have not been given a reason for their arrest apart from the fact that it’s an “order from above”.

The NDC in Asawase says they suspect it’s an attempt to intimidate them as they prepare to retain the seat Asawase seat in the Ashanti region.

Deputy NDC Asawase Constituency Secretary, Marwan Abdul Wahab who spoke to on the arrest said “We believe President Akufo-Addo and NPP are doing everything possible to intimidate NDC members in Asawase Constituency and also frustrate our campaigns aimed at retaining the seat. We will not allow ourselves to be intimidated. The arrest is a wake-up call and we will know how to position ourselves”.


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