- A police official, Vernon Hale, has apologised after photos of a suspect, Donald Neely, being paraded in town surfaced online
- Neely was apprehended for trespassing and his hands were tied with a cloth as he was led through the streets by two police officials
- Vale has revealed that the method used is one adopted by the police in cases of crowd control and it would be shelved henceforth
A top police official, Vernon Hale , has apologised after a suspect, Donald Neely, was captured in a photo, tied and being paraded through town.
YEN.com.gh understands that two policemen arrested Neely for criminal trespassing on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
He was then paraded by two officials riding horses and led to the Mounted Patrol Unit staging area after being tied up.
Hale described the act as one borne out of poor judgement and apologized for the embarrassment.
Per a report by nypost.com, he added that the method is a trained technique and is often used crowd control, but would no longer be used.
He went on to say the negative perception from photos has been noted and it was clearly a lack of respect for coloured people.
In other news, a physically challenged man has been seen digging the ground in a bid to assist with road construction in a community.
The unidentified man can be seen in a photo using a pickaxe and this has gone viral on social media.
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Source: Yen News