A Chinese language man was saved from being lynched by residents of Kwahu Apradang within the Japanese area of Ghana after he allegedly shot an eight-year-old boy.
The incident reportedly occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 12, whereas the sufferer, recognized as Kwasi Mireku, was enjoying together with his pals.
The suspect has solely been recognized as “Soldier.”
Narrating the incident to Adom Information, the mom of the sufferer, Sarah Pedikan, stated she was working in her yard when she heard the gunshot and requested the kids to go away the place.
Quickly after, some pals of Kwasi rushed to announce that Kwasi had been shot.
“I requested my son what occurred, and he informed me he was going to select water from the room, however once I confronted the Chinese language, he stated my son was fairly going to his room,” she narrated.
Nonetheless, offended residents imagine he did it on goal, including this isn’t the primary time Chinese language nationals within the space have allegedly attacked locals.
The well timed intervention of the Nkwakaw Divisional Police Command saved the suspect from being lynched as locals besieged his home amid threats to set it on hearth.
Locals have threatened reprisal assaults ought to such an incident occur once more.
The Divisional Commander ACP Kofi Adu has urged residents to stay calm as they start investigation into the matter.
Kwasi, who can also be in a crucial situation, is at the moment present process therapy on the Nkawkaw Authorities Hospital.