Two Immigration Officers Severely Beaten In Assin-Akropong

Two personnel of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have been hospitalised after enduring a severe beating at the hands of some residents of Assin-Akropong in the Central Region.
They were beaten in a free-for-all fight with residents, Assin Fosu District Police Commander Supt Magnus Sam has confirmed.

The two AICO II Egah Gyemfi and Benjamin Nkansah are part of six officers who were called into the community to retaliate the beating of a civilian friend.
In a case of mistaken identity, the officers stormed the community and beat up a wrong target, Robert Adei and this caught the attention of the residents which eventually became a street fight.

Four of the officers took to their heels while two of them rushed to a nearby police station for protection. The two, who sustained inuries, have been hospitalised at St. Francis hospital in Assin-Fosu

Upper Denkyira where the solider was lynched is a neighbouring District to where the two immigration officers were given the beating.


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