The Wa Police Station has been besieged by irate youth of Wa Numbering over 100 demanding for the release of some suspects arrested in connection to flogging victims of a leaked sex video.
The victims were flogged on the 31st of May 2022 at the Wa Naa’s palace to serve as a deterrent to other youth planning to leak their sex videos.
In an attempt to disperse the crowd, the police warned them to stay afar or return to their respective homes till leadership of the region steps inn to solve the issue, the youth resisted insisting they have to go with the suspect in custody, this resulted in the Regional commander DCOP Ndekugri Anambugri Peter taking drastic steps including the use of tear gas and warning shots to disperse the crowd. The approach worked temporally as more young men women have since returned to the scene at the Wa Police Round About Located on the Ferguson CR chanting incantations and songs like “Chooboi”.
The Military has since been called up to visit the Scene and calm issues.
The Overlord of the Waala Traditional area, Naa Fuseini Pelpuo IV is yet to respond to the development after initially washing his hands off the issue through his secretary, Jimpenhi Naa Kadri Ibrahim.