Midland Brutality: Frederick Amanor pleads 'Not Guilty' to assault charges in court

Midland Brutality: Frederick Amanor pleads 'Not Guilty' to assault charges in court

- The policeman captured in the assault video at Midland S&L has pleaded not guilty in court

- He has been remanded to reappear on August 8

- The worrying video which went viral on social media sparked national outrage

Fredrick Amanor, the policeman at the center of an assault case involving a nursing mother carrying a baby at one of the branches of Midland Savings and Loans has told an Accra Circuit Court that he was not guilty of charges brought against him.

According to a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Graphic.com.gh, Frederick Amanor, who was charged with assault, entered a ‘Not Guilty’ plea at the Circuit Court presided over by Mrs Jane Harriet Akweley Quaye.

The court has however remanded him to reappear for the next hearing on August 8.

Midland Brutality: Frederick Amanor pleads not guilty in court

Frederick Amanor. Photo Credit: Google Image

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He was seen being led out of the court house in a hoodie to avoid his pictures from being taken by journalists who were at the circuit court to follow up on the case.

A few days ago, social media went into a frenzy over a very worrying video involving a Lance Corporal Amanor assaulting Patience Osafo, a 36-year-old nursing mother carrying a baby.

The video received a lot of condemnation on social media with the masses calling for the head of the policeman in the video.

Not long after the video went viral, many government bodies and individual condemned the act resulting in the immediate arrest of the policeman.

Midland Brutality: Frederick Amanor pleads not guilty in court

Frederick Amanor in hoodie after court hearing. Photo Credit: Graphic.com.gh

Reports have it that the matter is being handled by the top hierarchy of the Ghana Police Service.

The lady in the video, has had her life transformed after the incident owing to the fact that many Ghanaians have dug deep into their pockets to support her financially.

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Recent checks conducted indicate that she has already received cash donations to the tune of GHc 40,000 already.

Top management at Midland Savings and Loans have officially apologized to the lady and the general public. The financial institution has also promised to compensate the lady for the harm that has been done to her.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has also spoken against the abuse and has admonished law enforcers to protect citizens rather than abuse them.

Not too long ago, outspoken marriage counselor, George Lutterodt, alleged that the policeman, who has come to be identified as Frederick Amanor, might have acted out of the fact that the lady did not heed to his command of walking out of the banking hall peacefully.

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