The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has explained a viral online video of a civilian attacking a armed forces officer in community is not linked to coronavirus lockdown operations.
Director of Public Relations of GAF, Colonel Eric Aggrey Quarshie, said on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen programme on Wednesday the incident happened in 2019.
In a video clip that has long gone viral on social media, a person ordered to do sit-ups in the Ashanti region for flouting the legislation somewhat punched the soldier and bolted.
He was later
apprehended and taken via demanding punishments for daring to attack a
Col. Quarshie explained there is no lead to for alarm due to the fact the video clip is an old 1.
“The video clip
is not linked to lockdown procedure at all it is aged. It transpired final year,”
Director of Community Affairs cited how he personally labored on just one of the video clips
staying circulated nowadays in 2018 to buttress his place.
“There is a
particular video trending but I worked on it in 2018, drew the interest of the
Commanding Officer to it and individuals security staff included have been taken on,”
Col. Quarshie stated.
notwithstanding, he stressed that, the men on the floor have been requested not
to touch any civilian should really he or she flout the lockdown orders.