Kingdom FM Reporter Arrested For Taking Videos At NPP Primar …
A Tema reporter of Kingdom FM 107.7, Rebecca Asheley Amarh, was arrested and brutalized today 20th June, 2020 for taking a video of a suspect who was arrested by the Police during the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary primaries in Tema.
The incident attracted a lot of controversies and nasty scenes after the Kingdom FM reporter was arrested.
“I went to cover the NPP primaries as I used to do always, I was taking a video of a suspect who has arrested and the police officers came to me and some media colleagues and arrested us, mishandled us during the arrest –handcuff us for taking videos. We were detained for several hours before we were allowed set free,’’ Rebecca Asheley Amarh told Accra-based Kingdom FM 107.7
According to her, the police officers demanded her ID card, the journalist showed them her ID card but they Police officers went ahead to arrest her despite telling them she was a Journalist from Kingdom FM.
Rebecca Asheley was arrested by the police officers escorting the accused persons back to police custody and was sent to the Tema Police Command.
By: Richard Obeng Bediako / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ Kingdomfmonline.com / Richardobengbediako@gmail.com / Ghana / 2020