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Nii Lantey Vanderpuye

Nii Lantey Vanderpuye was the 8th sports minister under the NDC administration between 2009 to 2016.Odododiodoo MP Nii Lantey Vanderpuye is accusing some operatives of the National Security Secretariat of brutalising him.According to the former Sports Minister, two operatives accompanied by 10 others attacked him in front of the James Town Police station.

He said he has gone to the police station to secure bail for a journalist who had been arrested while working for him.Mr Vanderpuye told JoyNews’ Joseph Ackah-Blay that he had deployed the journalist to take pictures of some projects he had undertaken in his constituency but later learned he had been arrested.

Nii Lantey Vanderpuye

He said upon hearing the news he was troubled so he headed to the police station to intervene.The legislator claims that upon his arrival at the James Town Police Station, 12 persons from the National Security some of whom had guns by their sides approached him and hit him in the chest.They asked him to leave the area and proceeded to land slaps and punches on his face.Mr Vanderpuye said it took the intervention of the police to stop the operatives from further assaulting him.

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