General News of Friday, 15 March 2019Source: www.ghanaweb.comGJA condemns assault on Ghanaian Times journalistsMalik Sullemana was assaulted by a police officerThe Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) has condemned the assault on three Ghanaian Times reporters by the officers of the Ghana Police Service in Accra on Thursday, March 14, 2019, and called for swift investigations into the incident and punish the perpetrators of such crime. According to the GJA, a police officer riding on an unregistered motorbike hit a vehicle belonging to the Ghanaian Times near Kinbu Traffic Light in Accra around 8.45am and sped off. The police officers the GJA said in their statement demanded the mobile phone of Malik and subsequently handcuffed and bundled him into a police vehicle. Below is the full statement:Assault On Ghanaian Times Reporters By Police Is BarbaricThe Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) condemns in no uncertain terms an alleged assault of three reporters of Ghanaian Times by a police officer in Accra Thursday, March 14, 2019. This incident must not be added to the list of unresolved cases of assault against journalists by police officers.
Source: GhanaWeb March 15, 2019 06:22 UTC