Police Service condemns police assault of nursing mother
The police administration has publicly condemned the brutal assault of a nursing mother by a police man at the Midland Savings and loans. It however the said video as “wicked” and “barbaric” and wants justice to be served.
In a statement signed by Sheilla Kessie Abayie-Buckman who heads as deputy superintendent of the police service,Public Affairs , it explains that the IGP and the entire police administration are outraged by the “highest level of unprofessional conduct by the police.”.
A video emerged on social media Friday, showing a policeman beating up a woman who carried a baby at the premises of the headquarters of Midland Savings and Loans at Shiashe in Accra.
Even though reports are still sketchy as to what caused the police officer to beat up the woman, unconfirmed reports gathered so far suggest the nursing mother got into the banking hall few minutes after the bank had closed and was asked to leave the hall.
She reportedly insisted on taking an amount of 250 cedis from the savings and loans company but the police officer was asked to get her out.
The company has admitted the issue was not handled properly and has since issued an apology to the assaulted customer and the general public. Frederick Amanor Skalla has since been arrested and is behind bars.
However the statement further assured the general public that, the outcome of the investigation in the Officer’s conduct shall be published.