General Lance Corporal Victor Antwi Yeboah, a police officer stationed at the Regional Operations Unit, Bono Regional Police Command, has been arrested for allegedly “sexually harassing a female victim in a vehicle.”
The police administration said in a statement on Saturday (27 November) that the arrest was made after Yeboah was seen in a viral video allegedly harassing the woman.
On reviewing the video, the Police Administration immediately launched an investigation into the incident.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the male person involved in that “shameful and despicable act” is a Police officer stationed at the Regional Operations Unit, Bono Regional Police Command, it stated.
The Police officer, identified as “N° 51530 General Lance Corporal Victor Antwi Yeboah, has been arrested for violating the dignity of the victim and is currently assisting the investigations,” it said.
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has reached out and spoken to the victim and assured her of thorough police investigations and any other necessary Police support, including psychological care and trauma therapy.
The Police Administration further assures the victim and the public that full investigations will be conducted into the matter and the public will be updated in due course.
“We unreservedly apologise to the affected woman in particular for what she experienced and to the public at large since the matter affects the very moral foundation of our country,” the statement added.
Source: Daily Mail GH