Police officer accused of sexual assault remanded into police custody

A Police officer captured in a video allegedly sexually harassing a female victim in a vehicle has been remanded by the Sunyani District Court. 

The accused, General Lance Corporal Victor Antwi Yeboah of the Bono Regional Police Command, was slapped with two charges on Monday 29 November.

He is to answer to assault contrary to Section 84 of the Criminal Offences Act 29 and indecent assault contrary to Section 103 of the Criminal Offences Act 29.

He has since pleaded not guilty to the said charges and is to reappear on December 1.

When news of the assault broke out, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Dr. George Akuffo Dampare reached out to the victim.

He assured her of thorough police investigations and any other necessary police support, including psychological care and trauma therapy.

Below is the statement

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