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National Security withdraws four officers over Caleb Kudah assault

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The Ministry of National Security has established in its investigations that the arrest and subsequent assault of Citi News’ Caleb Kudah by the Director of Operations at the National Security, Lieutenant Colonel Frank Agyeman, and other National Security operatives violated the Ministry’s operating standards.

It has thus decided to reverse the secondment of 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 Staff for further investigations and appropriate action” the Ministry said in a statement.

Three police officers involved in the assault have also been withdrawn and instructed to report to the Ghana Police Service for investigation.

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.

  1. Read the statement from the Ministry of National Security below.

Background

Mr. Caleb Kudah was arrested at the National Security Ministry 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 had been given out.

This was after Caleb Kudah had complained about the wastage of public funds on social media.

SOURCE: CITINEWSROOM

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