A Police officer stationed at Ochiso Police station in the Ajumako in the Central Region has been assaulted by unknown security operatives who accompanied a District Chief Executive of the area to whisk away a suspect in Police custody.
The incident occurred Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at about 6:30 pm.
The victim Police Officer Corporal Frank Mensah of Otchiso police station, Ajumako reported at Ajumako Police Station that on the same day about 4:00 pm whilst he was on duty at Ochiso Police Station Charge office as the Counter NCO, he received a complaint from Adwoa Sophia of Ochiso that a certain Cosmos also of the same place assaulted her grandson Kofi Akorfo age about 18 for no apparent reason.
He said, he issued to the complainant a medical form to send the victim to the hospital.
The complainant took the victim to the hospital and returned with the medical form endorsed. That. After taking a statement from the victim, he got the suspect arrested and detained him behind the counter.
However, shortly after that, a certain man on a motorbike arrived at the Charge office and handed over a phone to him, and requested him to give an audience to a caller on the phone.
The Police officer gave an audience to the caller who identified himself as the NPP constituency chairman for Ajumako popularly known as Bob.
The caller hurled an avalanche of provoking insults on him and ended up describing his arrest as pure nonsense.
Despite these provocative insults, the police officer did not utter a word.
Suddenly, two vehicles pulled in at the station with eight occupants led by the DCE of Ajumako Hon Ransford Kwesi Nyarko, the NPP Constituency Chairman Bob, One other in military camouflage, and the others whose names are unknown but can be identified and without any provocation pounced on him and assaulted him mercilessly.
They thereafter, whisk away the suspect and sped off with him.
The Police officer has suffered trauma on his spine as a result of the attack was issued a medical form to attend the hospital for treatment.