VIDEO: Police interdicts 4 officers for assaulting alleged power thieves

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The Ghana Police Service has interdicted four police officers for unprofessional conduct after they allegedly assaulted some persons in Tamale in the Northern Region on September 21, 2021.

The four officers working with the Northern Regional Police Command were assigned to assist NEDCO/VRA officials to arrest some persons allegedly involved in illegal power connections.

A press statement issued by the Police said the officers will face a Service Inquiry, subject to the regulations of the Ghana Police Service.

“Processes have commenced to identify the victims for the necessary medical assessments and assistance. We apologise unconditionally to the affected persons and the general public,” the release said.

A viral video of the incident which preceded the Police statement showed a police officer whipping a man on his head and body during an interrogation.



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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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