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Police arrest football coach who assaulted female referee

June 19, 2023
Police arrest football coach who assaulted female referee
Football Coach and Female referee

, Ghana – The Police have apprehended Napari Suheru, a football coach, for physically assaulting a referee during a Division 1B football match near the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium on June 17, 2023.

Following the attack, the injured referee received immediate medical attention at a nearby hospital.

Currently, the suspect is in police custody and will be presented before the court to face legal consequences for his actions.

In response to the incident, Inspector-General Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has initiated an investigation.

As part of the ongoing inquiry, he held discussions with Mr Mante, Chairman of the (GFA), and Professor Peter Twumasi, Director-General of the .

During the meeting, the Inspector-General urged the officials to proactively notify the Police about all football matches in the lower leagues, similar to the practice followed for the premier league.

Early communication will enable the Police to implement necessary security measures and maintain law and order during such matches.

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