Assault Armed Forces investigates alleged assault of teen by two soldiers

The Ghana Armed Forces says it has begun investigations into the alleged assault of a 16 year old boy by two soldiers in Tamale.

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The Ghana Armed Forces says it has begun investigations into the alleged assault of a 16 year old boy by two soldiers in Tamale.

The boy, according to a report by the Chronicle newspaper, was beaten by the two soldiers after he was accused of stealing a mobile phone belonging to one of the soldiers.

According to the paper, the boy was hanged on a tree, had a gun pointed at him and beaten up in order to force a confession out of him. After the boy subsequently fell unconscious, the soldiers are alleged to have melted plastic bags on his back until he regained consciousness.

These revelations were made by the sister of the young man who claims her brother had gone to the military quarters to fetch water. When he was returning, he was called back and accused of stealing the mobile phone, it has been alleged.

The boy has been reportedly receiving treatment at a hospital in Nsawam where his condition was described by hospital authorities as “very critical, and that he required advanced medical examination at a higher facility to save him.”

According to the sister of the boy, the soldiers are demanding that the family pay for the phone.

The Armed Forces have told Citi FM they have began investigating the matter.

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