-Public figure A-Plus condemns Police for ‘harassing’ young men who drove cars
-He indicated that the action of the police was unlawful because they did not have a court order
-He however hinted a demonstration against the act if it was not dealt with immediately
YEN.com.gh has gathered that musician and staunch New Patriotic Party crusader, Kwame A-Plus has lashed out at some elements in the Ghana Police Service for allegedly stopping and checking the cars and personal properties of young men who they believed to be engaged in cyber fraud.
In a Facebook page on his fan page, the music icon indicated that his hand might be forced into organizing the youth to demonstrate against the act he felt was unconstitutional.
He employed the police to go after armed robbers and leave the young people alone. He indicated that people were already suffering so the police did not have to harass them in addition.
An excerpt from the post read, “These days people in police uniform stop young guys, search them and demand that they release their phones or laptops to them to go through. What is going on? I thought it's unlawful to search people's phones or computers without a court order? So why this? "
News went viral sometime last week that uniformed Police men were at vantage points and scrutinized any young-looking man who was driving a car. It is alleged that they asked to search the phones and laptops of these young men. It is purported that the search was warranted on the basis that the young men could be engaged in internet fraud.
Many social media users have reacted differently to the issue. A section of the public have vehemently condemned the police for such acts that go against the law. Another section are making fun of the situation.
Kwame A-Plus was in the news recently over some corruption allegations leveled against some government appointees. He is expected to appear before the law enforcement to answer some questions in relation to the allegations.
It was also alleged that he was earning some GHc 3 million form a contract at BOST. It however came out that the reported figure was not the amount he was reportedly receiving at BOST
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