Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Bloody Clashes Parliament summon Defence and Interior Ministers over Tamale clashes

News broke of a clash between some soldiers and police in Tamale metropolis on Wednesday that has left 8 people injured and hospitalized.

  • Published: , Refreshed:
Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Ocquaye play

Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Ocquaye

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Ocquaye has summoned the Ministers of Defence and Interior to answer questions on the bloody clashes between military and policemen in Tamale.

He wants the Ministers to come and brief the House [parliament] about the situation and the steps they have so far taken to prevent a recurrence.

News broke of a clash between some soldiers and police in Tamale metropolis on Wednesday that has left 8 people injured and hospitalized.

READ ALSO: Mob attacks police station, frees 4 suspects in Brong Ahafo

What is said to have triggered the latest attack was as a result of one of the soldiers being taken to court and remanded for allegedly beating his wife.

The soldier tried escaping while he was being escorted into custody until the next adjourned date.

Minister of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul play

Minister of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul

 

In the process, the soldier reportedly fled towards his colleagues who were undertaking an operation in town but was given a hot chase by the police officers who managed to recapture him.

However, his colleagues fended them off and launched a brutal assault on the police officers.

The situation has forced all the police personnel in the region to withdraw from their posts until they are given weapons by their command to retaliate.

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 RIP Former Chief of Staff Julius Debrah loses his 73-year-old motherbullet
2 Politics I’m very happy NDC lost 2016 elections – Nana Konadubullet
3 Final Journey Here are the burial details for the late Amissah-Arthurbullet
4 Opulence Freddie Blay paid each delegate GHS 1,500 - NPP Chairman...bullet
5 Replacement Akufo-Addo to name new EC Chairperson this weekbullet
6 Legal Tussle Stephen Opuni's corruption trial beginsbullet
7 Blame Game Nana Addo made a mistake with free SHS - Franklin...bullet
8 Tragedy Gomoa East NDC organizer crashed to deathbullet
9 Denial Discard fake Amissah-Arthur funeral cloth -...bullet
10 Economy of Ghana Ghanaian businesses suffering- Mahama...bullet

Top Videos

1 Mo Ibrahim "You are crazy if you vote for old men as President"bullet
2 State Visit Mahama holds discussions with Dubai rulerbullet
3 Anas Exposé Kennedy Agyapong attacks Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsubullet
4 Nana Addo $5bn ‘missing’ from gold exports to UAEbullet
5 Anas Aremeyaw Anas clashes with Kennedy Agyapong at radio stationbullet
6 2018 SONA Nana Addo delivers State of the Nation Address...bullet
7 Condolences Sam George speaks on Amissah-Arthurbullet
8 Greedy Bastards NDC infiltrated by self-seeking...bullet
9 Condolences Alban Bagbin eulogises Amissah-Arthurbullet
10 Condolences Mahama Ayariga mourns Amissah-Arthurbullet

Politics