Police arrest man who fired gunshots at AnC Mall
Officials at the Ghana Police Service have announced the arrest of the man seen in a viral video firing shots at AnC Mall on New Year’s Eve.
The firearm seen discharged in the video is reportedly an AK47.
The Police, on Sunday, January 2, placed a Ghc5,000 bounty on information leading to the arrest the man in the video as his conduct was “criminal.”
Section 209 of the Criminal Offences Act 1960 (Act 29), which barres a person from discharging a firearm in public without lawful and necessary occasion.
In a swift turn of events, a statement from the quarter of the police on January 3, 2022 said, “A collaboration between the Police and Military Police has led to the arrest of Flt. Sergeant Nicholas Owusu Frimpong in connection with the discharge of a firearm at A&C Mall, East Legon on Friday, December 31, 2021.”
Find below a copy of the statement:
Flt. Sergeant Nicholas Owusu Frimpong is currently in police custody pending investigations.