The District Chief Executive of Ellembelle in the Western Region, Kwasi Bonzo has been charged.
The charges are conspiracy to assault, assault and resisting arrest.
He is to appear before the Takoradi Circuit Court tomorrow Thursday September 8.
The Police announced in a statement that through days of intelligence operations they were able to retrieved one of the excavators that was reported missing from Ellembelle in the Western Region.
POLICE DID NOT TAKE CUSTODY OF ANY EXCAVATORS AS ALLEGED BY ELLEMBELLE DCE PIC.TWITTER.COM/CLADICQNCG
— GHANA POLICE SERVICE (@GHPOLICESERVICE) SEPTEMBER 3, 2022
A team of operations and intelligence officers working day and night discovered the missing excavator several kilometres into a forest within the Ellembelle District.
A statement issued by the Police said “While the team of police officers were escorting the excavator to Takoradi, at the Axim Junction, the DCE of Ellembelle, Mr. Kwasi Bonzo organised and led some thugs to attack the police and obstruct the operation. The DCE and three others were therefore arrested accordingly.