Ghana police officers struggle to arrest driver -There was drama at Dansoman in Accra on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, after a driver engaged some police officers in a fierce confrontation that almost turned deadly.
Dramatic videos of the incident have been circulating on social media which show the uniformed officers struggling to subdue the alleged errant driver but to no avail.
According to reports, the cops were on patrol when they flagged down the driver at Dansoman near a place called Old Gold House.
An eyewitness said that the driver had been pulled over by the police officers who then demanded his license.
The driver allegedly told the officers that he left the license at home, a response that caused a heated back and forth between him and a female MTTD officer and he tried to assault her.
It appears that the other officers converged on the scene to help their colleague female officer. According to the witness, the officers hit the driver in an attempt to tame and handcuff him.
However, the driver resisted arrest, leading to an ugly confrontation with the police officers.
The rogue driver started exchanging blows with the police officers during the melee and almost brought business to a standstill at the busy stage.
The videos which were filmed by bystanders show the officers sweating to subdue the angry driver but all their strength combined was inadequate.
Bystanders could be heard in the video screaming “the man is strong ooo” repeatedly.
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Meanwhile, witness said the driver was eventually taken to the Dansoman police station for questioning.