leader of a pro-government group, Elephant Youth Association, Mr
Stephen Amoh, alias Osono, has been arrested by the police for
unlawful assembly in breach of the Public Order Act.
Amoah led the group to picket the private residence of deputy chief
of staff Francis Asenso-Boakye on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 and
levelled accusations of embezzlement against him.
group alleged that Mr Asenso-Boakye owed them and has refused to
released funds given to him for onward disbursement to them by
President Nana Akufo-Addo.
group often parades elephant mascots at outdoor events of the NPP,
Asenso-Boakye has, however, denied the allegations. He said in a
statement that he does not owe any person or group of persons money,
nor has the President given him any money for a group of persons
which he has withheld, as alleged.
Asenso-Boakye subsequently lodged a complaint with the police.
was arrested by personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department
of the Ghana Police Service on Thursday, 28 November 2019 and is
expected to be arraigned today, Friday, 29 November 2019.