The disgusting viral video of three suspects raping a young lady has lead to the arrest of 3 people. The incident occurred on Saturday, nearly two days before the video was circulated on social media, seems to suggest that the Police had gotten wind of the crime but had shielded it from public attention. The suspects who are students were arrested over the recent gang-rape video that has gone viral.
When the video surfaced a lot of the public took to social media to share the video in an attempt that the boys in the video will be arrested.
According to Citi News sources say the victim is currently at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital undergoing a medical examination. ASP Juliana Obeng said the victim is cooperating with the Police in its investigation into the matter.
Citi News gathered that the incident occurred at Bantama in the Ashanti Regional capital.
Various civil society groups have already condemned the incident, and called on the police to take immediate action against the suspects.
According to Citi Fm , The three suspects arrested over the recent gang-rape video that has gone viral, are Junior High School and Senior High School students.
This is according to the Ashanti Regional Police Command, which has vowed to pursue the matter and ensure justice is served. The Police however not ready to reveal the ages of the teenagers.
The Public Relations Officer of the Ashanti Regional Police Command, ASP Juliana Obeng, at a media briefing on the incident today [Monday], said the police had identified 4 accomplices who are currently at large.
“The command has arrested 3 suspects. The arrest of these suspects was made on Saturday, 16thDecember 2017 at their various homes at Bantama. The three suspects and their 4 accomplices who are currently at large are all students….Two of the 3 arrested are in SHS 1 and the other in JHS 3,” she said.