Ghana Police Service drops trending videos of officers' clash with locals that didn't happen during lockdown

Ghana Police Service drops trending videos of officers' clash with locals that didn't happen during lockdown

- The police force in Ghana has released 9 trending videos of clashes between officers and civilians that did not happen during the lockdown period

- Since parts of Ghana went on lockdown on March 30, many clashes have occurred between locals and officers assigned to enforce the lockdown

- Several videos flooded social media, some of which are fake or happened long ago

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The Ghana Police Service has released nine trending videos of alleged clashes that happened between Ghanaian locals and Police & Army officers that are simply untrue.

Following a partial lockdown that was imposed by president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, there have been a number of conflicts between locals and armed officers assigned to enforce the lockdown.

Several videos surfaced on social media showing that the military and police officers mercilessly brutalized many Ghanaians but both the police and military forces debunked the reports, calling most of them fake.

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The Ghana Police Service, therefore, released nine trending videos that did not happen during the current lockdown.

1. Group of police officers vs running man

2. Military officers, claiming they'd beat Ghanaians

3. Officers brutalizing man

4. Serious clash between police officers and locals

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5. Military officers beating locals mercilessly

6. Supposed military man on a drill

7. Military officers getting ready for Ghanaians

8. Another group of officers warming up to discipline locals

9. Military officers beating man like a stubborn goat

In other news, Ofosu Afriyie, a gentleman who came out last week Tuesday from the Nsawam prison after he finished serving his sentence is faced with harsh realities of life.

The young man narrated his story in an interview with Joy News, saying that he was imprisoned for three years for engaging in a fight at Kaneshie and he had just finished serving his sentence.

He spoke English very fluently, indicating that he has no house to sleep in, no food to eat and no money to spend as he is completely stranded.

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