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15 traders grabbed in Kumasi for breaking lockdown directive

15 traders grabbed in Kumasi for breaking lockdown directive
15 traders grabbed in Kumasi for breaking lockdown directive

About 15 traders were Wednesday morning arrested at Dr Mensah Market within the Central Business District of Kumasi by the Joint Security taskforce for allegedly breaching lockdown directives.

The suspects who were not traders of essential commodities were found to have opened their shops for brisk business when they were pounced on by the security details who whisked them into a waiting vehicle and drove them away.

MyNewsGh.com has confirmed that the suspects are currently in detention at the Zongo Police Station pending next line of action but sources reveal that they could be put before court for violating the orders.

A member of the Legal Team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Lawyer Abraham Amaliba has revealed that persons who flout the lockdown rules face up to four years imprisonment

Source: mynewsgh.com