Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Fight Police man loses left eye in attempt to stop protestors

The junior staff of Mining giant, Friday morning registered their displeasure after management of the company refused to increase their salary as promised.

  • Published: , Refreshed:

A police officer with the Ahafo District Command in the Brong Ahafo Region in an attempt to halt junior workers of Newmont Mining Company from demonstrating, has lost his left eye by an astray stone.

The junior staff of Mining giant, Friday morning registered their displeasure after management of the company refused to increase their salary as promised.

According to the demonstrators, they needed an explanation on why their salaries were not increased, but they were ignored they decided to demonstrate till their needs are met.

The angry workers then blocked several roads preventing senior staff of Newmont Mining Company from going to work, compelling authorities to call on the police to rescue the situation.

The police allegedly released teargas and other harmful chemicals which injured several demonstrators.

Following the uproar, the District Police Command of the Ahafo District, Commander Takyi Opoku, in an effort to calm down the situation, told the junior staff to exercise restraint to bring peace.

But, some workers refused to accept the peaceful settlement and proceeded to vent their anger by throwing stones at the police, an action that led to the eye of the police officer being damaged in the process.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 #Number 12 BBC says it didn’t collaborate with Anas on 'Number 12'bullet
2 In Eastern Region How a brave MMT driver saved passengers from robbery...bullet
3 Sexual Abuse Court remands teacher over countless sex with JHS leaverbullet
4 ’Nana Konadu bought an acre plot for GHc5‘ - Residents continue...bullet
5 Former Chief of Staff Julius Debrah downplays visa fraud allegationbullet
6 Hefty Fines Flout ban on fishing and pay $2m fine – Govt warns...bullet
7 In Elmina Teenager jailed seven years for defilementbullet
8 RIP Tamale Chief, Naa Dakpema Mohammed Dawuni Alhassan, deadbullet
9 Graduate Employment 11 things you need before applying...bullet
10 Dismissed EC Chair ‘Charlotte Osei one of the most...bullet

Top Videos

1 Political Marriage Ras Mubarak Marries Muntaka's Daughter As Second Wifebullet
2 Video Obinim church members confess sexual sinsbullet
3 Anas Exposé "Nyantakyi gave out Nana Addo's room number to investors"bullet
4 Ebony's Death Video of Ebony's soldier singing 'morale songs' goes...bullet
5 Video I don't have time for sex - Obinimbullet
6 Video Lady in Owusu Bempah's sex scandal finally speaksbullet
7 Video Sad tale of Ghanaian journalist who left BBC for...bullet
8 Failed Promises Nurses threaten to vote against NPPbullet
9 Name and Shame Kennedy Agyapong premieres Anas video on...bullet
10 Preparing For Death Pastor makes his tomb in his housebullet

Local