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Police: Lebanese Captured In Viral Video Arrested

The Ghana Police Service has announced the arrest of the Lebanese who was captured in a viral video threatening to kill another with a sword.

His name, according to the Police, is Osman Brustani.

He was arrested yesterday, April 13, 2022.

The police assured that “the suspect is in police custody and will be taken through the due process of the law”.

Meanwhile, the victim in the said incident has been offered psychological support by a clinical psychologist from the Police Hospital, the police relayed in a statement.

“Before the arrest, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare reached out to the victim yesterday, Tuesday, 12th April 2022 via a telephone call and he seemed traumatised by the incident.

“As a result, upon the IGP’s instruction, the victim has been given psychological support by a clinical psychologist from the Police Hospital. The IGP also followed up with a personal visit to the victim today, Wednesday, 13th April 2022.

“We wish to assure the public that, in line with our mandate, we will continue to ensure law and order in the country. We, therefore, seek your continued support in this endeavour.”

Earlier, the Lebanese Embassy in Accra condemned the act in a statement and urged the Ghana Police Service to cause Osman arrest.

Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini

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