Police arrest 25 people for rioting at Wa

The Ghana Police Service has arrested twenty-five (25) people in Wa for attempting to secure the release of three suspects who were in Police custody for flogging the victims in the Was viral video.

According to a statement released by the security agency, the 25 people were part of a mob who stormed the Wa Police Station to demand the release of three persons who were earlier arrested.

The release added that the irate youth pelted the charge office and adjoined officers with stones and other implements.

They also set vehicle tyres ablaze at major streets in the municipality. They also emptied the contents of dust bins on these roads and caused damage to some street lights and poles as well as some private properties along the roads.

Read the full statement below;

I Police arrest 25 people for rioting at Wa