HRRG commends Police for arresting officer who sexually harassed a female victim

The Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), a media advocacy cum human rights non-governmental organization has condemned the Police officer who was captured in a video allegedly harassing a female victim.

The HRRG described the act as sexual predatory especially coming from a Police officer who is rather the one to protect people from predators.

It commended the Police for the swift response to the matter and arresting the officer involved.

“The human rights advocacy group outrightly joins scores of Ghanaians and civil society organizations in condemning this very uncivil act of sexual predatory from an officer who is entrusted with the responsibility of protecting the victim from such a despicable and shameful act.

In the same vein, HRRG whose sole aim is ensuring the protection of rights of women, girls, children, and minority groups in Ghana and beyond from violation of human rights commends, police service for conducting a preliminary investigation into the matter and swiftly apprehending one of their own for the misconduct.

This singular act is a further departure from the convention of citizens meted out with abuse by agents of our security apparatus with impunity which often go unpunished.”

Read the full statement below


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