President Nana AKufo-Addo has endorsed the arrest of Corporal Frederick Amanor, aka Skalla, who assaulted a woman at the banking hall of Midland Savings and Loans Limited in Accra.
The president supported the swift action taken by the police service against the policeman following public outcry after his assault video went viral social media.
On Friday, the IGP ordered for his arrest after watching the distressing video, according to the police public relation unit. In addition, the police said staff of the financial institution are under investigation.
“Police men are meant to protect citizens, not to assault citizens,” the president tweeted on Saturday.
“The measures that the IGP (Inspector General of Police) has taken to sanction the erring police man, and to make sure these things don’t happen again have my complete support,” he said
President Akufo-Addo said he supports “100% the measures he (IGP) has taken, so that we can stop these incidents from proliferting.”