July 13, 2024

Police Confirm Arrest Of NDC Former Executive Who Attacked Journalist on Live Radio

The police have confirmed the arrest of a former Deputy Communications Director of the NDC in the Northern Region for his attack on a journalist of Tamale-based Dagbon FM.

Iddrisu Haadi Pagazaa was arrested earlier this morning alongside another person who is believed to have stormed the radio station with him to physically abuse Sadik Abubakari, the journalist, in an incident that happened on May 3, 2023.

Read below the statement of the police on the matter

The Police have today, 8th May, 2023, arrested the two people who allegedly attacked Abubakari Sadiq, a presenter with the Dagbon Radio station in Tamale, while he was hosting a programme at the station on 3rd May, 2023.

Following the attack, the Police visited the scene but the suspects had bolted. A video footage of the incident was obtained to aid the investigation.

The suspects, Iddrisu Hardi alias Pagaaza and Mumuni Osman are in custody assisting investigation and will be put before court.

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