Twenty-five persons have been arrested for attacking a police station in Wa following the arrest of three people in connection in the viral flogging incident.
The three suspects were arrested by the police for flogging two lovers said to have recorded their sexual escapade.
A video went viral on the Ghanaian media space with two lovers being flogged at the Wa Naa’s Palace in the Upper West Region.
The two were tied to a pole and lashed for apparently desecrating the custom of the land.
And as part of their investigations, the police on Wednesday, June 1 arrested three persons seen in the video flogging the lady and gentleman.
“The suspects, Sidiki Osman, Bushiran Khigir and Issahaku Mahama, were arrested with the support of the Wa Naa and some community members,” the police said.
As a sign of expressing their displeasure over the arrest of the three, some youths in the city attacked the police station, destroying some items and streetlights, leading to the arrest of the twenty-five.
According to the police, the three suspects are expected to be arraigned before court soon, and manhunt has been mounted to pursue and arrest other persons seen in the video…