Violence at NDC Congress: Two vigilantes remanded after pleading not guilty

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The remaining two vigilantes who were arrested in connection with the violent disturbances at the National Youth Organiser and women wing congress of the NDC have been remanded into police custody.

The two – Abdul Haild Shaibu alias Olu and Razak Ibrahim alias Oga pleaded not guilty to two charges of prohibition of vigilante groups and activities.

The court presided over by His Honour Samuel Bright Acquah while remanding the accused persons said they are not residents of the jurisdiction and would abscond when granted bail.

The court also said the police is on a manhunt for 14 others and the probability they would interfere with investigation is high.

His Honour Bright Acquah said the issue of political vigilantism is becoming too many and should be dealt with.

Dauda Mohammed, the third accused pleaded guilty yesterday and has been convicted while his sentence deferred.

Reports shows that the accused persons face a minimum punishment of 10 years in jail.

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