LOCKDOWN: Man picked by the police for spraying pepper into the eyes of a police woman

LOCKDOWN: Man picked by the police for spraying pepper into the eyes of a police woman

A 22-year-old Osman Amadu has been arrested by the Kaneshie police for spraying a substance into the eyes of a policewoman who was on a COVID-19 duty.

According to a police statement, the policewoman who was on a COVID-19 duty stopped a taxi with the suspect on board.

The statement said when the suspect was questioned about his movement, he got furious “and without any provocation, sprayed a liquid substance which was in a small plastic bottle into the eyes of the policewoman.”

It said the officer shouted for help and her colleagues together with other witnesses came to her aid and arrested Osman who was sent to the Kaneshie Police station for investigations.

According to the statement, upon arrival at the police station, Osman admitted the offence, saying “he did not know what came over him.”

The statement added that he has since been processed for court on the counts of assault on a public officer and violation of the Restriction of Imposition Act.

 

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