Odeshie: 4 Ghana policemen struggle to arrest strong driver who allegedly assaulted policewoman

Odeshie: 4 Ghana policemen struggle to arrest strong driver who allegedly assaulted policewoman

  • The police officers had allegedly demanded the man's driver's license but he said he had left the license at home
  • It resulted in a heated altercation and the driver attempted to assault a policewoman
  • A video online shows the four police officers struggling to subdue the man who was resisting arrest

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A dramatic scene unfolded at Dansoman near the Old Gold House in Accra on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, when a driver resisted arrest by four Ghanaian police officers, Pulse Ghana reported.

A dramatic video of the incident making the rounds on social media shows the uniformed officers forcefully attempting to overpower the man who was resisting arrest and appeared too strong to be subdued.

One of the police officers could be heard in the clip informing the man that he was being arrested for assaulting a police officer.

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Odeshie: 4 Ghana police officers struggle to arrest strong driver who allegedly assaulted policewoman
Odeshie: 4 Ghana police officers struggle to arrest strong driver who allegedly assaulted policewoman. Image: crabbimedia
Source: UGC

Eyewitness account

An eyewitness at the scene said that the driver had been pulled over by the police officers who then demanded his license, but the driver told the officers he left the license at home.

This resulted in a heated altercation between him and a female MTTD officer and he tried to assault her, said news outlet Pulse Ghana.

The witness added that the officers hit the driver in an attempt to tame and handcuff him, which the driver retaliated by hitting each of them back, resulting in the near fistfight.

The officers struggled to subdue the angry driver and had to be joined by some other men who claimed to be soldiers in plain clothes but the 'reinforcement' couldn’t help, said Pulse Ghana.

Bystanders could be heard in the video screaming ''the man is strong ooo'' repeatedly.

The witness further said the driver was eventually taken to the Dansoman police station for questioning.

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In other news, popular TV3 presenters, Ayisha Yakubuu and Alfred Ocansey have graduated with master's degrees from the University of Professional Studies, Accra.

The pair marked the milestones at the 13th congregation ceremony held by the Ghanaian university on Saturday, July 24.

Ayisha Yakubuu and Alfred Ocansey both earned postgraduate degrees in Brands and Communication Management from the reputable university.

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