Information available to YEN.com.gh suggests that the Attorney-General, Gloria Akuffo and the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), David Asante Appeatu, have been sued over the assault of a journalist, Latiff Iddrisu.
According to a Graphic.com.gh report, police officers assaulted Iddrisu at the headquarters of the Ghana Police Service, on March 27, 2018.
In a suit filed at the Accra High Court by their counsel, Samson Lardy Anyenini, the media organisation and Iddrisu are seeking GH¢10 million in compensatory damages, GH¢10,209 in special damages, an order for exemplary, aggravated and general damages, as well as costs, including legal fees.
Among other reliefs, the plaintiffs are also seeking declarations that officers of the Ghana Police Service committed torts and battery and false imprisonment against Iddrisu.
They also want a declaration that the defendants are “liable for the acts of officers of the Ghana Police Service”.
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