The Greater Accra Location department of the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) has condemned alleged assault and intimidation of civilians by some security personnel thorough to implement the coronavirus lockdown.
Regional Chairman of the opposition occasion, Ade Coker, stated in a push assertion that while it is critical for citizens to abide by the restriction on actions the execution of the lockdown by the security personnel should be carried out with a human face.
“The most important accountability of providing Public Schooling on the dos and don’ts has been mostly inadequate to the extent that, even some government officials appear not to know what accurately the Lockdown Protocol involves.
“This definitely is the rationale why govt officials continue to keep clarifying, in vain the President’s directives because the announcement was designed. It goes devoid of indicating, hence, just as individuals implementing the directives themselves involve briefing, so does the civilian populace need spherical-the-clock general public schooling and constant reminders,” the Increased Accra Region NDC Chairman mentioned in the launch.
Movies circulating on social media seem to present some navy personnel connected to the procedure manhandling civilians found to be flouting the remain-property directive.
In the videos, the army adult males punish the reported lawbreakers by inquiring them to do squats or other arduous physical exercises.
Other people have revealed whip marks on their backs as punishment for coming out.
The Ghana Armed Forces has reported some of the videos are phony or doctored to cast the army in a bad mild.
A Security Analyst, Colonel Festus Aboagye (retd) has claimed the incessant studies about the civilian abuse seem to be to be the end result of a deficiency of an ideal process to offer with the lawbreakers.
Read NDC’s complete statement on the alleged manhandling of civilians by the security staff.