A&C Mall Shootimg: Trigger-Happy Soldier Arrested

The police have arrested Flight Sergeant Nicholas Owusu Frimpong for firing an AK-47 rifle several times into the air to welcome in the year 2022 at the A&C Mall in East Legon in Accra on New Year’s Eve.

The police note that it is an offence to discharge a firearm in public “without lawful and necessary occasion under Section 209 of the Criminal Offences Act 1960 (Act 29)”.

“The suspect … is currently detained by the military police whilst investigations continue,” said an official statement signed by Superintendent Alexander Kwaku Obeng, director of police public affairs.

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