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A policeman has made physical attacks on a woman at the banking hall of one of the Midland Savings and Loans branches in Accra.
In a video that eFocusLive.com has sighted on social media, the policeman identified as Lance Corporal Godzi Frederick Amanor is seen punching and slapping the nursing mother.
Reports gathered by this news source reveal the woman had gone to the Midland Savings and Loans to withdraw an amount of money, reportedly GHc250.
However, she reported a little late after banking hours and was asked to leave. The therefore pleaded with the bank officials to allow her cash her money.
After her plea fell on death ears, she was instructed to move out and Frederick to charge with the physical assault.
STATEMENT FROM MIDLAND SAVINGS AND LOANS
The management of the financial institution has condemned the brutality meted out on the customer while adding that the case has been reported to the police.
The Management of Midland Savings and Loans condemns in no uncertain terms the act of brutality meted out on to a customer by a Security Officer at one of our branches.
We wish to render an unqualified apology to the customer in question and the general public for the uncivilized act.
We have reported the matter to the police for the necessary action to be taken to ensure our client gets justice.We want to assure the public that we are an institution that really cares about the welfare and safety of our customers.
We want to assure the general public that we are an institution that really cares about the welfare and safety of our customers.
ARREST & INVESTIGATION BY GHANA POLICE
The policeman has been apprehended by the Ghana Police Service and investigation has also commenced into the conduct of officials of the Midland Savings and Loans Limited, where the incident happened and all persons who are implicated would face the full rigours of the law.
UPDATE: Police Administration identifies Officer seen in a video assaulting a woman.
No. 50260 Lance Corporal Godzi Frederick Amanor is in police custody and being processed for Court on all applicable criminal charges.
— Ghana Police Service (@GhPoliceService) July 21, 2018
Source: Yaw Sarpong | eFocusLive.com