The residents of Agona Swedru injured police offer. The residents were protesting against the bad condition of roads. To disperse the crowd police officers fired the warning shots. In response the aggressive crowd throne stones at police. One of the police officers was hit by an unidentified person on the head. Police also clarified that protesters were disturbing the travelers by blocking the roadside.
“The roadblock, which has left many travelers stranded in their cars for hours, appears to have escalated, especially with the arrival of the police. For over three hours, they have blocked the roads and have refused to open it till they see the regional minister.”
On the other hand, protesters claimed that neither a minister nor a police officer came for negotiation.
“Not even the attempt by police officers to negotiate with the youth will make them back down on their decision to continue to block the road, forcing law enforcement officers to fire warning shots.”
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