A “Trotro” (commercial vehicle) driver and his accomplice (conductor), as shown in a video making the rounds on social media, severely beat a police officer in Cape Coast.
The motorist and his friend were seen in the video dragging the police officer to the ground and severely hitting him.
According to a situational report written after the incident, the driver and his friend were riding in a Mercedes Benz Trotro (Commercial Vehicle) from Elmina that was travelling towards Accra on Monday, December 12, 2022, while the police officer was controlling traffic at the University of Cape Coast main gate.
The allegation claims that when they arrived at the UCC gate, an officer there apprehended them for a traffic violation and told them to drive the car to the police station in the Central Region at Pedu.
After stopping at the Hacienda Hotel in Cape Coast, the aforementioned driver famously drove the car past the police station, pulled the police officer out of the vehicle, and beat him until he was freed by onlookers.
An eyewitness who was there at the scene at the time of the incident recorded it and disseminated it.
According to insider sources with the police, the accused driver, Jephter Boateng, and his friend Sadick Arthur are currently being held in detention and helping the police with their investigations.
View the video here:
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