Asante Kotoko reveal identity of fan shot by Police at Baba Yara Stadium

Asante Kotoko have revealed the identity of fan who was shot by the police after their Ghana Premier League defeat against Berekum Chelsea on Sunday.

The gory incident occurred outside the Baba Yara Stadium after some irate fans allegedly gathered to continue their protest of the performance of the referee.

The unlucky fan caught a bullet on his face after a melee ensued with the Police officers on duty.

The club in a statement named the victim as Augustine Opoku, a commercial driver based in Kumasi.

The statement reads; “Victim has been identified as Augustine Opoku, a commercial driver based here in Kumasi.

He was hit by four pellets of rubber bullets in his head; 2 in his left jaw, 1 directly in his right eye and 1 beneath his teeth.

We are told that, the pellets in his teeth and jaw have been removed.

The one in his eyes will be handled by a team of eye specialists maybe today.

Meanwhile, Augustine is still stable and responding to treatment”

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