Tamale: Seven Arrested For Failing To Comply With Ban On Public Gathering

The Northern Regional Police has arrested seven persons in Tamale for failing to comply with the restrictions imposed on public gathering by operating and patronising a drinking spot.

They are Baba Sheriff Aloboba, 32; Adongo Ishmael, 19; Mark Derrick Azure, 19; Sunday Okeke, 43; Lambongang Paroka, 20, Lardi Adongo, 41 and Benjamin Ayeebo, 32.

The Northern Regional Crime Officer, Superintendent (Supt), Mr Kwabena Otuo Acheampong who made this known to the media in Tamale said the suspects were arrested at the Sarafina Bar near the police headquarters in Tamale last Saturday, May 2, 2020 at about 8.30pm.

He said all the suspects were put before the Tamale District Magistrate Court on Monday, May 4, 2020 and have since been granted bail pending further investigations.

All drinking bars in the Tamale metropolis have been closed following the ban imposed on social gathering.