A 32- year old man who sustained gunshot wounds, during Wednesday’s voters register demonstration is currently on admission at the Police Hospital awaiting surgery.
Michael Asamoah sustained rubber bullet wounds during the Let My Vote Count demonstration in Accra.
According to sources at the hospital, the victim, Mr. Asamoah was shot at with rubber bullets in the head thus sustaining deep cuts.
[contextly_sidebar id=”TlWjnuQOJxH3PscJ3iXrvJDLBnzP7Udh”]The planned peaceful demonstration turned violent after some of the protesters defied Police order and attempted to move to the premises of the Electoral Commission (EC) to present their petition.
The father of the wounded, Joseph Mfoafo told Citi News his son was bleeding profusely when he got to the hospital after the incident.
“I asked about Michael Asamoah and the nurses told me that they are waiting to send him the theatre. He had an injury in the head and was bleeding. The nurses are saying that he will be sent to the main theatre today,” he narrated.
By: Godwin A. Allotey & Kojo Agyeman/citifmonline.com/Ghana