The Police administration has cautioned Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong to be mindful of his action towards their officers. This cautioning follows the violent protest which ensued on the campus of University of Education where the MP was caught on video in a hot exchanges with a police officer.
The Central Regional Police Commander, DCOP Paul Manly Awini, who was at the spot is said to have instantly told Mr. Kennedy Agyapong he had no powers to dismiss any Police Officer performing his or her lawful duties.
There has been a series of unrests on the campus of the University of Education, Winneba since the sacking of three senior lecturers by the Vice Chancellor, Rev. Prof. Afful-Broni last week.
Responding to the development in a statement signed and issued on Friday March 15 by ACP David Eklu, Director-General of Police Public Affairs, the police administration assured all Police Officers that it will stand by them at all times provided their conduct is professional and lawful.
The Police Administration affirmed the stance of the Central Regional Police Commander that, “nobody wields the authority to cause the dismissal of a Police Officer without lawful justification and due process.”