The Police have launched an investigation into a widely-circulated video showing a Police officer dragging a suspect on the floor during an arrest in Dadease, near Kumawu in the Ashanti Region.
In response to the video, the Police issued a statement stating that the officer in question has been detained and interdicted, and he will face the necessary legal procedures as the investigation progresses.
To ensure a thorough investigation, the Inspector-General of Police dispatched a team from the Ashanti North Regional Police Command to meet with the victim’s family.
The Inspector-General of Police also personally reached out to the victim’s mother over the telephone, offering reassurance that the matter will be thoroughly investigated.
POLICE INTERDICT POLICE OFFICER SEEN IN A VIRAL VIDEO DRAGGING A SUSPECT AT DADEASE IN THE ASHANTI REGION pic.twitter.com/VXJNY4CgE6— Ghana Police Service (@GhPoliceService) July 28, 2023