Military invasion in Ashaiman was not to avenge soldier’s death but fish out suspects – GAF

The Ghana Armed Forces has revealed the reason for their invasion of Ashaiman after a military man was killed by some unknown persons.

Some military men invaded Ashaiman in the early hours of yesterday after one of their own was reportedly killed by some unknown persons. Some video footage was seen online where the soldiers were brutalizing some residents of Ashaiman.

In a press statement released by the Ghana Armed Forces, signed by the Director General, Brigadier General E Aggrey-Quarshie, he stated that the scope in the town was not to avenge the death o their colleague but to fish out perpetrators of the heinous crime.

According to the statement, the military operation was sanctioned by the Military High Command. Also, the GAF disclosed that following their operations at Ashaiman-Taifa and Tulaku about 184 suspects aged between 21 and 47 were handed to the Military Police and subsequently sent to the police station for screening.

The statement also revealed that bout 29 slabs and 57 mini slabs of suspected indian hemp and amnesia among other forms of hard drugs were seized.

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