Abuse at Presidency CID begins investigating assault on policeman at Flagstaff House

Answering questions from the Member of Parliament for Kumbungu constituency on the floor of Parliament, Dery said an arrest warrant has been issued to pick up one of the suspects.

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The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, has revealed that the Police CID has commenced investigations into the circumstances that led to the alleged assault of a senior Police officer at the Flagstaff House.

Answering questions from the Member of Parliament for Kumbungu constituency on the floor of Parliament, Dery said an arrest warrant has been issued to pick up one of the suspects.

 “Mr Speaker, I’ m aware of a report made by one ASP Nanka-Bruce, Director in charge of the VVIP at the Flagstaff House on 9th January 2017, in which he reported an assault on him by an ex-policeman named Mumuni Jabil and one Abu. The matter is currently under investigation by the Police CID and efforts are being made to get the suspects arrested.”

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“…And an Accra Circuit court has issued a warrant for the arrest of Mumuni Jabil,” he added.

The Accra Circuit Court issued the warrant for the arrest about a week ago.

Wanted Mumuni Jabil play

Wanted Mumuni Jabil

 

An earlier release signed by the outgoing Public Affairs Officer of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of Police, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Joseph B. Dankwah, said the suspect was alleged to have led a group of men to carry out the attack.

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The release said the suspect, aged 45, is dark in complexion and hails from Tamale in the Northern Region and is believed to be hiding in Accra, Kumasi or Tamale.

Dery also revealed that the police also published the picture of Mumuni Jabil in some newspapers and on other news portals.

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