A online video of an altercation amongst a District Main Govt (DCE) for Afigya Kwabre South and a law enforcement officer in Kumasi, has triggered an uproar between Ghanaians subsequent accusations of assault by the former.
In the clip circulating on social media, the DCE, Christian Adu Poku, is found in a heated verbal trade with a policeman at Atimatim Tabuom, an place affected by the lockdown declared by authorities as component of actions to include the unfold of COVID-19 in the region.
The officer is explained to be portion of the protection staff tasked to enforce the lockdown final decision in Larger Kumasi.
Resources say Mr Adu Poku and his cohorts have been distributing hand sanitisers, nose masks among the others, when a crew of policemen approached them.
Upon a heated trade on his legitimacy to be roaming during the stated period as captured in the online video, the DCE is listened to saying “I only questioned a question, did you have to strike me on the mouth?”
The policeman is also read indicating he will report the DCE’s conduct to a ‘higher authority’.