Bright Badu, a native of Fiapre, a suburb of Sunyani, who works at the office of Dormaa Stool lands in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo region has narrowly escaped death after he was brutally beaten and stabbed by two policemen from Sunyani Divisional Police command.
Bright Badu,who is currently receiving treatment at Sunyani regional hospital narrating the incident to Sunyani based radio Metro 90.5FM said ” I had some misunderstanding with a co-tenant (Lady) who I share a veranda with. I slapped her in the process when she insulted me with harsh words like ‘ Useless Man’ ,’Fool’, ‘Stupid Man’, etc.
He said that the lady subsequently reported the matter to the police.
Bright who is in his 30s said the next day two police officers visited his house to arrest him but met his absence.
According to him, the police officers took way his flat screen television and left a number with his girlfriend for him to call when he returned.
When Metro 90.5FM contacted Superintendent Nana kwaku Duah, Brong Ahafo Regional Crime Officer, he confirmed that they were investigating a similar case. Thus, they received a complaint by name Bright Badu who is himself a suspect in an assault case. He also said that it was true that two officers were sent to arrest Mr Badu after receiving a complaint from a lady who claimed that Bright had assaulted her. But, within a short time after the two police have left, some people came to report that Bright had been assaulted and stabbed by the officers who were sent to arrest him.
Superentendant Nana Kwaku Duah added as follows:
“So we then gave him ( Bright Badu) a police form to go to the hospital to get a medical report,” he added.
“As you can see from my desk this is the file am working on. what I can tell you is that investigations into both cases have begun and we urge the general public to remain calm as we try to unravel the truth in both cases,” Superintendent Nana kwaku Duah.
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By: Antwi Boasiako/Metro 90.5