The executives and members of the Denkyira Development Association have condemned the lynching of army personnel on Monday and have called for calm.
In a statement released by the Association, the Ministry of Interior and Military High Command to call army personnel on rampage in the town, to order.
Below is the statement:
The executives and members of the Denkyira Development Association (DDA) have heard with shock, the lynching of an Army Captain by some residents of Denkyira Obuasi. Nothing can justify this barbaric act and the Association wholeheartedly condemns this action.
The Association calls on the Ghana Police Service to move swiftly to investigate the matter and bring the perpetrators to book.
The Association cautions the Ministry of Interior and the Military High Command to call the Army personnel who have reportedly stormed the town, assaulting anybody in sight , to order. The Association resolves and calls on Nananom and residents of the area to fully cooperate with the investigations by the Ghana Police Service .
The Association calls for calm and appeals to the General Public and especially the media to be circumspect in their reportage so as not to heighten tensions further.
The Association extends its deep condolences to the family of the deceased officer.