IGP, AG sued severally over 2020 poll deaths
IGP, Attorney General and Minister of Justice have been sued separately by families whose relatives died or sustained various degrees of gunshot wounds, injuries during chaotic scenes and violet clashes that occurred in the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections.
The first suit was filed by Edmund Ayaric who claimed that his son was murdered in cold blood at Techiman South collation center upon violent clashes.
Apart from seeking justice for the killing of his innocent son, Ayaric is demanding 10 million cedis compensation.
The second suit was filed by six Techiman residents who claimed that they sustained gunshot wounds during the chaotic scenes that broke out during the 2020 polls.
Aside pressing charges against IGP and AG to demand justice for injuries suffered, they are demanding several compensations.
Out of the six, one is demanding 5 million cedis whilst the remaining 5 are demanding 2 million cedis each.
In the interim, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has been requested of by two Members of Parliament to quickly examine the demise of seven people during the 2020 decisions.
The two are North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa along with Elembelle MP and previous Energy Minister Emmanuel Kofi Armah Buah.
As per them, Ghana’s majority rule analysis will be subverted if the enemies of the 7 people who passed on during 2020 decisions are left free and clear.
They need CHRAJ to dispatch examination and recommended discipline against Interior Minister Ambrose Dery, IGP and anyone working under them whose activities prompted the shooting and the killing of unarmed regular citizens during the essential 2020 surveys.
Addressing the media in the wake of introducing the request to CHRAJ, the previous Deputy Education Minister Ablakwa cautioned government against political impedance by officialdom in the issues of CHRAJ on the matter.
He noticed that it isn’t legitimate for individuals to shoot and kill and the culprits are not brought to book. There ought not be obstacles in the methods of CHRAJ in taking care of the matter without dread or favor. On the off chance that you see the recordings accessible yet officialdom is professing to explore 8 months after political race, you will be amazed.
“Try not to be hoodwinked, there is no valid examination progressing in such manner. We don’t really accept that that the police ought to explore itself since they are complicit in the killing of 7 guiltless electors”, said.
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