Source:savannanews24.com/Hamza Lansah Lolly:
The Northern Regional Treasurer of the opposition NDC Mr. Abdul Rashid Tanko has categorically denied media reports that suggested that he attacked a young TV host with a pistol.
Hyperlinkgh.com, an entertainment news blog reported on its postal Yesterday that Mr. Abdul Rashid Tanko attacked a popular TV host of Sagani TV, one Sadiq Cybha over a woman.
The story was captioned “TANKO RASHID-COMPUTER OF NDC ATTACKS SADIK CYBHA WITH A PISTOL”
The report through an eye -witness said, Mr. Tanko Computer on Sunday 30th July 2017 sent three of his aides to attacked the Sagani TV host at his house.
The report also suggested that, the center of the alleged attacked is about a lady, one Samira Seidu, a fiancée of the former Northern Regional YEA boss.
But, Mr. Rashid Tanko Computer reiterated that, he has never threatened the Sagani TV host with a pistol, “the story is a blatant lie, how can this happen?”. He told savannanews24.com
Mr. Tanko Computer said, he was so shock about the twist of things in the story, adding that, “I never attack a TV host”.
The NDC Northern Regional Treasurer in a telephone interview with savannanews24.com describes the report as malicious and palpably falsehood that sought to dent his image, “it is very unfortunate”.
“I haven’t attack anyone with a gun. This is a makeup story. I do remember the police call me that the gentleman reported that am threatening him over my lady. I categorically denied it and they the police went further to do a search warrant in my house over the gun issue and never found anything. Upon further investigation, the gentleman voluntarily withdrew the case”. He stated
According to the story, the Sagani TV host, Sadik Cybha has been dating Mr. Rashid’s fiancée for some time now. Mr. Rashid got wink of the relationship between the TV host and his fiancée, warned the TV host to stay away from his fiancée.
This brought a rift between the Mr. Tanko and his fiancée, Samira Seidu, where both families are still working to reconcile them.
The Sagani TV host, Sadik Cybha in chitchat with savannanews24.com said, he does not want to comment on the issue but wonder where the Hyperlinkgh.com got their story from.
He revealed that, he has since withdrawn the case from the police station to allow peace to prevail.
Our investigations from the police in Tamale has revealed that, the former YEA Boss and NDC Northern Regional Treasurer, Mr. Abdul Rashid Tanko Computer did not attacked the Sagani TV presenter with a pistol after their investigations into the alleged gun attacked.
The Tamale Police also confirmed to savannanews24.com the withdrawal of the case by Mr. Sadik Cybha, yesterday.