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    IGP ‘CHASES’ Police Officers who beat up Journalist in a Chop Bar

    The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr Akufo Dampare has taken over the case of assualt on a journalist of Takoradi-based Connect FM.

    GhanaNewsPage.Com reported that Connect FM’s morning show Producer Eric Nana Gyetuah was attacked by some Police personnel who accused him of photagraphing them at God is Love Chop Bar in Sekondi.

    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.

     

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