Police officer caught brandishing gun interdicted

The Ghana Police Service has said its attention was drawn to a video in which a person wielding a pistol was captured engaged in an argument and a subsequent fight with another person.

Police immediately commenced investigation into the incident resulting in the arrest of the person and subsequent retrieval of the weapon.

Preliminary findings show that the person who was seen wielding the weapon is a police Sergeant stationed at the Central Regional Police Command. The said police man has been interdicted to make way for a full investigation into the matter.

Investigation further indicates that the Police Sgt. lodged a complaint of assault against his assailants alledging that he was attacked by a group of persons one of whom was wielding a cutlass.

Both parties are assisting police investigations.

The Police Professional Standards Bureau (PPSB) has also commenced investigation into the conduct of the police officer. Both the criminal investigation and the professional standards investigation will run concurrently.

We would like to assure the public that justice will be served.

Source: 3news.com|Ghana

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