• Thu. Aug 4th, 2022

Sekondi-Takoradi MCE arrested for dangerous driving, alleged assault of police officer 

The Western Regional Police Command arrested the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis on Thursday for an alleged motor traffic offense.

Issah Mahmoud is accused of verbally assaulting a police officer who was doing his job.

According to a statement signed by Olivia E.T Adiku, the deputy superintendent of police head, public affair unit, western region, the MCE has been charged on three (3) counts of Assault of a public officer, Offensive conduct conducive to breaches of peace and disturbing the peace in a public place contrary to Sections 205, 207 and 298 respectively, of the Criminal and Other Offences Act of 1960, Act 29.

He has also been charged for Dangerous driving contrary to Section 1 of Act 683 of 2004 as amended by Act 761 of 2008.

The MCE, who was driving a Toyota Land-cruiser with registration number GE 5615-20 is alleged to have driven dangerously and carelessly while approaching a police snap check point at the Kwasimintsim Cemetery on Wednesday, 2nd February 2022.

When one of the police officers on duty attempted to stop him, he verbally assaulted and threatened him.

He will be put before the court on Friday, 4th February, 2022.

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