In Tamale: Military brutalise police personnel, several casualties (Photos)

tamale military brutality

Personnel of the Ghana Police Service in the Northern Region have abandoned their duty posts after an attack by Military Men, can report.

Reports indicate that the attack started after a soldier was arrested by the Police for assaulting his wife.

Available information indicates colleagues of the soldier in their bid to free their colleague assaulted the Police and some officials who went to free their colleague beaten to the pulp.

The soldiers after freeing their colleague are reported to have assaulted Police Personnel they came across in the Metropolis deployed to various duty posts.

tamale police brutality

In all, eight personnel are reportedly injured in the process whiles other police personnel have also left their posts and are currently hiding in various offices.

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This is not the first time the Police and Military personnel have clashed in the Northern Region of the country.

In March this year, one Constable Kwaku Duaah of the Tamale Regional Police Headquarters was on Monday subjected to severe beatings by angry soldiers for reasons yet to be uncovered.


  1. Those in whose custody our security lies attitude leaves much to be desired. The report has stated categorically this is one of the several cases recorded in recent times.
    What has been the outcome of the previous?
    We are all watching if the respective commands of the two security forces take this issue up seriously and those found culpable brought to book and court marshalled.
    As it is said, ” if you set a bad precedent, it will lead to a bad precedent, and it will lead to chaos.


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