The police have arrested three persons in connection with the flogging of two lovers said to have recorded their sexual escapade, which went viral in the Upper West Region capital city of Wa.

The two were tied to a pole and lashed for apparently desecrating the custom of the land.

They were flogged in front of the Wa Naa’s palace.

But police on Wednesday, June 1 announced the arrest of three persons seen in the video flogging the lady and gentleman.

“The suspects, Sidiki Osman, Bushiran Khigir and Issahaku Mahama, were arrested with the support of the Wa Naa and some community members,” the police said.

They are expected to be arraigned before court soon.

According to the police, other persons seen in the video are being pursued “to arrest them to face justice”.

Source: Emmanuel Kwame Amoh|3news.com|Ghana