26.2 C
Sunday, September 24, 2023

Related stories

Oliver Barker-Vormawor’s mother hospitalized after his arrest

Oliver Barker-Vormawor, leader of the #OccupyJulorbiHouse demonstrators, revealed that...

#OccupyJulorbiHouse demo: We do not oppose demonstrations – Police

The Ghana Police Service has clarified its position on...

Ken Agyapong applauds Sammi Awuku for ensuring peace between him and Bawumia

Kennedy Agyapong, a hopeful flagbearer of the New Patriotic...

Age is just a number as Akraba Nana joins primary six at 47, father’s 7 other students

Akraba Nana, a 47-year-old individual who is currently in...

Domelevo supports Kissi Agyebeng in Cecilia Dapaah case

Former Auditor General, Daniel Domelevo, has voiced his dissent...

Ofankor: Three-story building under construction collapses

On Saturday, September 23, a three-story building that was...


Three arrested over suspected Wagner-backed military group plot

The Western Regional Police Command has initiated legal proceedings against three youths from Diabene in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis suspected to be affiliated with Russia’s Wagner mercenary group.

The arrests ensued from a public gathering organized by the youths, where they openly displayed and wore flags representing Wagner and Russia.

- Advertisement -

The individuals apprehended have been identified as Evans, 25 years old, Michael Asiedu, 23 years old, and Ernest Asiedu, 26 years old.

Allegedly supported by a sponsor from Australia, these three individuals mobilized approximately 20 youths to establish a military group in the Diabene community park. Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested them to forestall their plans.

- Advertisement -

Ramatu Ibrahim, the Assemblywoman of Fijai overseeing Diabene, verified the incident and expressed astonishment, urging for their prosecution.

She revealed that the boys claimed they were conducting a demonstration for freedom, practicing how to engage in conflict against the government. They were seen hoisting various flags representing different countries and playing national anthems.

- Advertisement -

According to her, the influential leader of the group is based abroad, and the leader in Ghana is 25 years old. Upon police interrogation, the youths apparently realized the gravity of their actions. It was reported that they were promised financial incentives if their planned action achieved success.

Mensah Promise, also known as “The Spinner,” was arrested alongside the suspects for providing music during the gathering. He mentioned they have already appeared in court twice at the Takoradi Circuit Court and are presently out on bail.

The Western Regional Police Command confirmed the incident and assured that further details would be provided soon.

Latest stories