Two brothers arrested for assaulting Police Officers


The Akwatia Police in the Demkyembour District of the Eastern Region has arrested two brothers for assaulting two Police officers.

The suspects further caused damage to their equipment.

According to reports, the Police officers namely; Inspector Richard Adu Sarkodie, Corporal Emmanuel Ntoso, and CPA Charles Inkoom onboard service Vehicle No GP 383 driven by Sergeant Rawlings Addo were returning from Asamankese court, and on reaching Osenase, police stopped for inquiries.

The reports said the suspect; Gally Kwasi aged, 19 years without any provocation started raining insults on Inspector Richard Adu Sarkodie to wit’ “useless Police Officer, stupid police officer, I mean you and I will teach you a lesson one day”.

The Police driver, Sergeant Rawlings Addo then approached the suspect and threatened him with an arrest if he doesn’t stop that uncivilized act.

The suspect became furious and attacked the Sergeant and in the process tore the Police officer’s lanyard as well as the rank.

The situation compelled one of the police to arrest the suspect but his elderly brother Gally Kwaku obstructed the police and in the process suspect Gally Kwasi hit Detective Corporal Emmanuel Ntoso’s forehand with an object.

The officer sustained a cut and started bleeding profusely at the spot.

The suspect’s Gally Kwasi and Gally Kwaku were later overpowered and arrested and brought to the station for investigation.

A medical form was later issued to Corporal Emmanuel Ntosu to go to the hospital.

Meanwhile, the suspects are in Police custody.


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