The Eastern Regional Police Command has arrested a 23-year old commercial motorcycle operator (okada rider) for taking part in the unlawful demolition of 11 houses on Monday dawn at Panpanso No. 1 in the Nsawam Adoagiri Municipality.
The Regional Police Public Relations Officer DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, who confirmed this said affected persons and furious town folks embarked on a demonstration blocking the main Accra-Kumasi highway, burning tyres.
The police managed to control the irate crowd, restoring peace and normalcy at the Panpaso No. 1.
Preliminary police report says 11 houses were damaged for no apparent reasons.
“One arrest has been made , whiles the Police makes efforts to arrest another suspect, one Kofi Acquah for initiating the demolishing of the houses.”