The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr Akufo Dampare has taken over the case of assualt on a journalist of Takoradi-based Connect FM.
The journalist was reportedly beaten by some suspected plain-clothes security personnel who had brought some suspects in handcuffs at the Western Regional command.
Eye witnesses say he was kicked, slapped and hit by the police officers’ boots and the butts of their guns.
He returned with a swollen face.
The show producer was asked to report on Tuesday, February 8 after a written statement was taken from him at the police station.
However, on Monday, he had a call from Dr Dampare not to report on the scheduled date and that he will deal with the issue.