IGP interdicts policemen torturing man in viral video


Two policemen seen in a viral video torturing a man in a room have been interdicted by the acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP).


A press release issued by the Police Public Affairs Directorate identified the two policemen as Sergeant Patrick Amoako and Lance Corporal Isaac Marfo of the Railways Police Station at Koforidua in the Eastern Region.

“The Inspector General of Police has directed the immediate interdiction of General Sergent Patrick Amoako and General Lance Corporal Isaac Marſo both stationed at the Railways Police Station at Koforidua,” the release said.

“The two Police Officers were identified in a trending video on social media torturing a gentleman in a room. Police has begun investigation into the incident and the public should exercise restraint”.

The video which went viral on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 shows a handcuffed victim being lashed with tyre strips by two men after they douse him with a liquid.

One of the men is dressed in a police uniform and the pair take turns to lash the victim. There is another man wearing a white shirt in the room.

The victim screams for help after the first few strokes as he runs from a seated position to the corner of the room.

Source: graphic.com.gh


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