HAWKS lawyer attacked by deceased’s family

Lawyer Evans Amankwah, Counsel for three suspects arrested in connection with the shooting incident at the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Ashanti Regional Headquarters has confirmed to MyNewsGh.com of being attacked by members of the bereaved family

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There was a drama at Asokwa district court in Kumasi on
Thursday March 14, 2019 when the family of Wasiu who was shot dead at NDC
Ashanti Regional Office attacked the private legal practitioner defending
members of NDC vigilante group, the Hawks.

It would be recalled the Asokwa District Court on March 4,
2019 remanded the three members of ‘The Hawks’ who surrendered themselves to
the police following the shooting incident at NDC regional office that left one
dead and another badly injured.

The suspects were expected to make their appearance on
Thursday March 14, 2019 as directed by the court during the last sitting.

Dauda Ibrahim alias Wayo, 40; Agyin Samuel alias Rock, 32
and Abdul Ganiyu alias Petit 37, were provisionally charged with conspiracy to
commit and murder.

But during Thursday’s sitting, the bereaved family stormed
the court premises in their numbers with friends and were seen causing
confusion disrupting proceedings.

 Lawyer Evans Amankwah
who was the target of the attacks had his car tyre destroyed by the bereaved
family and their friends who were charged and ready to visit violence on anyone
who stood on their way.

Speaking to MyNewsGh.com he revealed that he was kept hostage by the bereaved family and friends after the court proceedings which had adjourned the case to a later date.

According to him, the case has been reported to Asokwa District Police Command who are investigating the attack.

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Meanwhile, the three members of the Hawks have been remanded
in prison custody by the court to re-appear on March 27, 2019.

Source:MyNewsGh.com/Stephen Zoure/2019

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