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Police presence in Mankessim during the ‘outdooring’ ceremony

The Cape Coast District Court  2, presided by her honour, Gloria Mensah Bonsu, has remanded into police custody six suspects in connection with the Mankessim shooting.

The six were arrested on Saturday at Mankessim after a shooting incident during the enstoolment of Queen Mother, Nana Araba Otua II.

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Speaking to Adom News, the Central Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Irene said police investigations were on-going.

“The six suspects who were arrested on Saturday were arraigned with the case adjourned to December 19, 2020 with the suspects remanded,” she said.

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Seven people were shot at Mankessim on Saturday. The shooting led to the death of a Bureau of National Investigations official, Samuel Ampofo with Mfantseman Municipality and one civilian. Five others sustained injuries.

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