The Ghana Armed Forces and the Ghana Police Service have set up a four-member committee to probe the attack on the Suame Police Station in the Ashanti Region by armed military officers over the arrest of a soldier using an unlicensed motorcycle.
In a release seen by Starrfm.com.gh the Committee has a week to submit its report to the Police and Military Command thereby commencing work on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.
The committee members are ACP Benjamin Osei Addai and ASP Ernest Kwofie of the Ghana Police Service and Colonel Jonathan Kumador and Lt. Col David Addo of the Ghana Armed Forces.
“We wish to once again assure the public that a thorough investigation will be conducted and anyone found culpable will be dealt with according to law and in line with the disciplinary procedures of the two institutions,” the release assured.
Staff Seargent Jamal Deen Mohammed was arrested Friday for riding an unregistered motorbike in Kumasi.
According to Police sources, after his arrest, two soldiers attacked the Suame Police Station and physically assaulted the arresting officer.
Another military personnel later joined in and started assaulting everyone on sight at the station including civilians.
“In their attempt to forcibly release their colleague from police detention and halt his processing for court, one of the military personnel pulled out and corked a pistol but he was disarmed by police personnel present. The police still have the weapon,” the Police source narrated in an earlier statement.
Below is the full joint statement from the Police Administration and Military Command: