Police have begun search for persons involve in the political clash which occurred on Sunday in the Odododiodoo constituency.
Clashes between sympathizers of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) during a peace walk left more than 15 persons injured.
Speaking in an interview on Accra based Citi Fm, Public Relations Officer for the Accra Regional Police Command, DSP Afia Tenge said the command has commenced investigations to unravel the matter.
“No arrests have been made yet, but the situation is calm and efforts are underway to get some persons whose names have been mentioned for allegedly initiating the fight to be arrested as the investigation continues. Meanwhile, the police have intensified its presence in the area to prevent any reprisal attacks.”
She also urged the youth to desist from such acts.
“The police will also use this medium to continue to admonish all supporters of all political parties especially the youth to desist from engaging in violent acts as we prepare for the 2020 general elections. No matter what happens, let’s choose peace over violence, for violence does not pay. We are all one people and as such, let us learn to settle our differences through peaceful means.”