The Ghana Police Service has arrested a police officer who has been captured sexually harassing a woman in a car in a viral video.
His arrest follows the Service’s preliminary investigations into the video in which the police officer is seen continually touching the woman’s exposed tighs, saying; “you’re naked”, despite her plea for the former to stop.
Investigations by the Police Service have revealed that the said police officer is stationed at the Regional Operations Unit at the Bono Regional Police Command.
“The Police officer, No 51530 General Lance Corporal Victor Antwi Yeboah has been arrested for violating the dignity of the victim and is currently assisting the investigations,” a statement from the Police Service said.
The Service has promised to offer “psychological care and trauma therapy” to the woman involved.
It has also assured that it will thoroughly probe the development.
“We unreservedly apologize 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.
Commenting on the issue, some members of the public congratulated the Police Administration for their swiftness in responding to the report and urged them to speedily expedite the necessary disciplinary measures that is prescribed under the regulations of the police administration.
Others also called on ladies to take a cue from this and dress decently when going outdoors.