Medical Assistance Policeman grabs GH¢5000 from Kennedy Agyapong for eye surgery

According to Kennedy Agyapong, he received a call from an unknown number pleading for medical assistance to save his sight.

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Hon. Kennedy Agyapong

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Maverick Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin-Central Kennedy Agyapong has promised to pay the medical bill for a policeman who almost went blind when he was abandoned by the police service.

He has revealed that the police officer [name withheld] just needed GH¢5,000 to save him from becoming blind.

According to him, he received a call from an unknown number pleading for medical assistance to save his sight.

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He said he then ordered the police officer to go to the doctor and tell him that he [Kennedy Agyapong] will foot the medical bills.

Member of Parliament for Assin Central,  Kennedy Agyapong play

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong

"I had a call from one police officer who told me he needed money to undergo surgery because he was told that he will go blind if he doesn’t undergo the surgery by Tuesday. He told me had only GH¢3,000 and left with GH¢5,000 and I instructed him to go to the doctor and tell him I will pay the money by Monday and this morning I am going to pay the money," he noted.

Speaking on Net 2 TV, the outspoken MP alleged that criminals in the country are working hand in hand with senior police officers adding the junior officers are neglected.

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"I don’t blame them but rather the senior ones because they have become careless and have taken the junior ones for granted. A police officer who has risen to Chief Inspector cannot even afford a surgery.

"The officer has undergone the surgery and has called to inform me but he is unable to come himself because of the surgery. It’s very sad," he said.

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