The police service has strongly condemned Kennedy Agyapong attitude during the violent protest at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) and warned him to remain careful in his actions towards police officers.
Kennedy Agyapong had intimidated a police officer during students protest at UEW.
Earlier, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong had intimidated a police officer during students protest at UEW. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central also threatened to make sure the dismissal of the police officer.
While responding to the comments of Mr. Kennedy, Central Regional Police Commander, and DCOP Paul Manly Awini said that Mr. Kennedy has no right for officer removal if he/she is not performing duties lawfully.
Chaos and unrest prevailed in the University of Education, Winneba campus over Vice Chancellor decision of sacking three lecturers. The students’ protests lead to injuries and destruction of university infrastructure which compelled the administration to closed down the campus.
Mr. Kennedy Ohene Agyapong and MP for Efutu, Alexander Afenyo Markin visited the university to resolve the issue. Here, he said in aggressive mood he will ensure a serving Police officer should be dismissed for no apparent reasons.
The police administration has also acknowledged the response of the Central Regional Police Commander and guaranteed police officers that it will stand by them if they keep acting lawfully and professionally. The statement from ACP David Eklu, Head of Public Affairs also said that “nobody wields the authority to cause the dismissal of a Police Officer without lawful justification and due process”.
ACP Eklu also explained that “the Police Administration has also taken note of the fact that the Central Regional Police Commander who was at the spot instantly told Mr. Agyapong he had no powers to dismiss any Police Officer perforating his or her lawful duties”.
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