The national security has interdicted Gerard Osei-Tutu for assaulting a soldier—Kojo oppong Nkrumah.
The National Security has with immediate effect interdicted the officer of the Bureau of National Communications of the security, Gerard Nana Osei-Tutu who allegedly assaulted Warrant Officer WOI Mashud Salia.
He allegedly assaulted the Warrant Officer Salia on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.
His interdiction was after the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo instructed the National Security to do so.
This was however contained in a press statement issued by the Ministry for Information on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, and signed by the sector minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah.
“The President of the Republic and Commander in Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has learnt with dismay reports of an attack on a soldier by an official of the Bureau of National Communications of the National Security Council Secretariat, Gerard Nana Osei-Tutu.”
“Upon the President’s instruction, the Ministry responsible for National Security has interdicted, with immediate effect, the said Mr. Gerard Nana Osei-Tutu and has commenced a full investigation into the incident,” the statement explained.
It further stated that the government would not tolerate any infringement against security personnel in the country.
“The military constitutes a key layer in the country’s security architecture. Any infringement on the institution and its officers will not be tolerated.”
Read the press statement below