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Tamale: Angry residents attack policemen, injure 2 and seize AK 47 rifle



Two(2) policemen have been badly injured after being attacked by angry residents of Kpawumu –Fuo in Tamale in the Northern Region.

Lance Corporal Atsu Adanu sustained a deep cut on his head and forehead while his colleague Mordzi Samuel also received a deep cut at the back of his head and forehead following the severe beatings they received in the hands of the residents.

According to police sources available to, the policemen had gone to the area to arrest one Abdul Rahman who is wanted in a case of stealing which is under investigation at the station CID in Tamale.

The policemen armed with one Ak 47 rifle arrested the suspect but the community rushed on them with cutlasses and sticks beat them up and took the suspect away, disarmed them and took the AK 47 rifle away.

A called reinforcement and the patrol team rushed to the scene and rescued the policemen and sent them to Tamale teaching hospital for treatment

Meanwhile, police were able to arrest 25 suspects and retrieved the rifle no 3m 3652 without