A video of a heavily drunk Police officer hoisting a rifle in a commercial vehicle popularly known in Ghana as trotro has popped up on Facebook.
The Police officer whose name is not known boarded the vehicle from Ridge roundabout to Madina. According to reports gathered by Starrfmonline.com, the officer is stationed with the Madina station of the Ghana Police Service.
The drunk officer who could not sit still and was continuously bragging about his drinking habits put passengers on board the vehicle at risk as he struggled to control himself and the rifle.
The officer was heard in a loud voice saying in that, “me ne obiaa nni asem”, to wit, ‘I have no problem with anyone’. This was after the conductor or driver’s assistant (mate) asked him to pay his fare.
The incident according to information gathered by Starrfmonline.com happened on Tuesday, June 26.
The Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service, Sheila Buckman speaking to Starrfmonline.com said the incident has been brought to their attention adding that investigations have commenced.
According to her, the officer will be traced and sanctioned severely for putting the lives of civilians in danger and misconducting himself on duty.