The Assembly Member for Afful Nkwanta Electoral Area in the Ashanti Region, Lawrence Adu, has accused some police officers of seizing sardines and other food items during a confrontation with students of Kumasi Technical Institute last Tuesday.

Speaking on Agyenkwa FM on Friday, the Assembly Member, said the shameful act took place at the school’s dining hall.

He therefore urged the committee investigating the disturbance at the school to speed up work in order to bring police officers to book.

Meanwhile Old students of the Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI) have called on the Ashanti Regional Police to render apology to students and parents of the noble institution for the brutally unleashed on them.

In an interview with Atinka TV’s “Ghana Nie” host Bismark Brown, a member of the Old Students Association, Hayford Emmanuel Clark mentioned that KTI students have been of good behaviour for the past ten years and the brutality meted unto them by the Ghana police is uncalled for and must be condemned.

He added that old students Association of KTI often engage the students to ensure that they put up good behaviour in the Ashanti Region.

“We are calling on the Ghana Police to render an apology to the students, parents and tutors of the institution and also cater for the bills of the victims of the brutality,” he said.

The Kumasi Police command on Tuesday 14th February clashed with students of KTI who were jubilating after placing third in the annual inter-school’s competition at the Baba Yara sports stadium.

Reports said the students who out of excitement were throwing stones among other things were quickly redirected by the Kumasi police force, resulting in a confrontation.


Kwabena Frimpong Manso (KFM)

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