Invasion of Kumasi Court: The impunity must stop – UN to Akufo-Addo

UN to Akufo-Addo

The United Nations has sent an SOS message to the Flagstaff House, telling the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to ensure that all necessary measures are put in place to investigate the invasion of the Kumasi Circuit Court by the Delta Force and bring the perpetrators to justice.

On April 6, 2017, the Delta Force vigilante group invaded the premises of the Kumasi Circuit Court and freed their members standing trial for assault on the Regional Security Coordinator on March 24, 2017.

They [Delta Force], in the process, destroyed some properties and put the trial court Judge in a state of fear and panic.

However, in a joint statement signed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and UN Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohammed Ibn Chambas and the Resident Coordinator of the UN System in Ghana, Christine Evans Klock, dated April 10, 2017, said those acts are likely to tarnish the image of Ghana as a model of democracy and the rule of law and the earlier the government put measures in place to end these acts the better.

The two UN officials outrightly denounced these reprehensible acts that are the latest in a series of similar incidents since the end of the December 2016 elections.

The United Nations has condemned the Delta Force, a vigilante group aligned to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), for invading the premises of a Kumasi Court to free up

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