Assault on caleb kudah 3 police officers lose their job.
Three police officers involved in the attack on Citi News journalist, Caleb Kudah, have been withdrawn from the National Security Ministry.
The three are to face disciplinary action from the Ghana Police Service.
“The three (3) police officers involved have been withdrawn and are to report to the Ghana Police Service for investigation and disciplinary action,” a statement from the Ministry of National Security and signed by the sector minister, Albert Kan-Dapaah stated.
The Ministry, which instituted an investigation into the assault, also concluded that the actions of its operatives violated the Ministry’s operating standards.
It has also withdrawn the secondment of its Director of Operations, Lieutenant Colonel Frank Agyeman.
“The secondment of Lieutenant Colonel Frank Agyeman (Director of Operations) at the Ministry has been reversed. The officer is to report to the Chief of Defence for further investigations and appropriate action.”
The Ministry’s statement also said Mr. Kudah’s entry into the National Security Ministry was unlawful, though it did not state which specific law was breached.
Mr. Caleb Kudah was arrested at the National Security Ministry on May 11, 2021, for filming abandoned MASLOC vehicles parked at the premises of the Ministry.
He was at the Ministry to verify a claim by an official of MASLOC that all the cars procured by the agency had been given out.
This was after Caleb Kudah had complained about the wastage of public funds on social media.