A female customer of GN Bank has assaulted a police officer on guard duty at the bank’s Mampong branch in the Ashanti Region.
The lady, according to Class FM, has been frequenting the bank for her savings but to no avail.
On her last visit, the customer lost her cool when she was asked to go and come back on another day, assaulting the police officer on duty in the process.
Despite assurances by the bank’s founder, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom that no client of any company of Groupe Nduom will lose a pesewa of theirs, some clients have repetitively complained of their inability to access their deposits and other investments.
Speaking to the assaulted police officer known only as Jacob, he said: “She entered the banking hall angrily and I decided to calm her down but she refused and later insulted me but I didn’t mind her.
“I continued to calm her down but she held my neck and people rushed in and separated us but she was still pointing her finger at me and trying to poke my eyes with her finger. They spoke to me and I stepped out of the office.
“My colleagues called the office for reinforcement but she misbehaved towards them again… I was even surprised that such a nice girl could do that.”
This is not the first time a police guard has had a confrontation with a customer of a financial institution over deposits.
In July this year, a police officer named Frederick Amanor ruthlessly assaulted a woman at Midland Savings and Loans.
The victim, Patience Safo had insisted on withdrawing a sum of GHS270 from the facility as her previous attempts to withdraw the money had failed due to an apparent network challenge.
The officer on duty was called to escort the customer out but ended up beating her mercilessly.
The management of Midland Savings and Loans, in a statement, rendered an unqualified apology to the customer. The police officer in question was arrested and currently before the court.
The incident sparked national uproar on social media.
Midlands compensated the victim with a two-bedroom house and some cash amount.