Delta Force case strike out for lack of evidence

By: Ibrahim Nurudeen

A Kumasi circuit Court presided over by Justice Patricia Amponsah has strike out the case involving the eight members affiliated to the governing New Patriotic Party vigilante group (Delta Force) for the police inability to provide evidence.

The eight Delta force members were accused by the police of aiding thirteen members of their own to escape from lawful custody during Court hearing.

The eight members were further charge with disrupting court process, resisting arrest and rescuing persons in lawful custody.

Prosecutor of the case, ACP Okyere Darko during the Court sittings today said the police has no evidence to back the charges levelled against the vigilante group.

Counsel for the accused persons Matthew Appiah addressing the Media said the police from onset lack the require evidence to support their claims.

According to him the police only arrested the accused persons to regain their image from the public, for their inability to effect arrest on the real culprits.

Counsel Appian said after taking a critical study of the case, he knew the case wouldn’t travel.

Meanwhile, the initial thirteen members of the vigilante group who were arrested for allegedly assaulting the Ashanti region security coordinator will be heard tomorrow at the Kumasi metropolitan assembly circuit court.

 

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