Three Persons Arrested Over Plot To Murder NPP Regional Polls Candidate
Three suspects, Karim Atito Godstime, Seidu Ado Bala (Nigerians), and Amadu Alhassan (Ghanaian), who is a Community Police Officer, have been arrested over a afailed attempt to murder the New Patriotic Party stalwart in the North-East Region, according to official documents.
The arrest was made in Walewale, on the Tamale Highway at Kokubila. In their possession were an AK 47 assault rifle with ammunition fully loaded, a foreign-made pistol and five mobile phones.
Although the identity of the victim stays withheld by the police, the suspects disclosed that they were hired to murder this top official who is contesting regional chairmanship slot ahead of the ruling party’s internal elections in the North-East Region.
The remanded suspects were brought to the Circuit Court in Tamale on Friday where they made this alarming revelation.
“They maintained that they were hired by one Alhaji Shani Mohammed Seidu to kill one of his opponents in the upcoming NPP regional executives contest. They added that he provided them with guns and ammunitions for the operations”, stated in a police statement.
The court has since issued a bench warrant for the immediate arrest of Alhaji Shani Mohammed Seidu to be brought in for questioning.