The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asunafo South Constituency has condemned the attack on the Member of Parliament for the area, Eric Opoku.
The Communications Director of the NPP in the constituency, Nana Adusei Opoku, urged the police to bring the perpetrators to book regardless of their party affiliation.
“The NPP in Asunafo South does not support some of these things. In fact, we were the persons who spoke against some these obnoxious acts when we were in opposition,” he told Citi News.
“We solidarize without MP even though he belongs to the other side of the political divide; we think that some of these things do not help the constituency to move [forward. Crime has no colour and you being an NPP member doesn’t exonerate you from the courts if you are found to be the culprit of a crime. So if it happens that some our members are behind this thing, the police should take over, and the courts will deal with them,” Nana Adusei Opoku stressed.
The Police in Kukuom in the Brong Ahafo Region are on a manhunt for the men who attacked Eric Opoku, on Sunday and vandalized vehicles on the compound.
The unknown assailants also attacked and wounded three other persons, believed to be supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress, with cutlasses.
This is the second attack on Eric Opoku’s private residence, the first took place in December 2017.
The Kukoum District Police Commander, DSP Robert Akwasi Boakye, said his outfit has picked up leads that will aid in the arrest of the suspects.