Ghana Police Service has managed to track the man behind the viral audio tape making false claims against some Police officers.
“The Police investigate audio tape on alleged unprofessional conduct of some police officers”. Ghana Police releases
The attention of the Police Service has been drawn to an audio tape in which it is alleged some Police officers planted substances suspected to be narcotics in a vehicle of a member of the public and attempted to extort money from him.
The Police Administration immediately launched investigations into the matter and out initial checks at the stations mentioned in the audio, East Legon and the Accra Central Police Stations, have revealed that no such complaint had been made there.
As part of the investigation, the Police have also contacted the Narcotics Control Commission and the Ghana Armed Forces and both institutions have that no such incident has come to their attention.
The investigation is still ongoing, and so far, all efforts to identify the victim of the alleged incident, the said Dr. Patrick Aseidu have been unsuccessful. We, therefore, wish to entreat the victim and any other person with relevant information on the incident to contact the Ghana Police to assist the ongoing investigations.
We would like to assure the public that the Police Service in its quest to become an institution worthy of respect and trust in the country, and a reference point for the rest of the world, will not condone any unprofessional conduct among its officers and the Service is determined to get to the bottom of this matter.
We would like to once again, urge the public to continue to support us in our transformational journey.” Wrote the Assistant Commissioner of Police Director, Public Affairs.