He was arrested with two others for assaulting one Kwame Tsiboa for allegedly stealing credit cards worth GH₵95.00 last Wednesday at Agona Swedru.

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Two of the suspects, Isaac Ntsiful and Peter Danso, are both municipal guards of the Agona West Municipal Assembly (AWMA).

While the third suspect, Sampson Aikins, is a baker.

They are currently in police custody and expected to be put before court on Monday March 25, 2019.

When the video went viral, the police issued a statement dismissing claims by a section of the public that he was a police officer.

“The attention of the Police Administration has been drawn to a video which has gone viral on social media, in which a uniformed person is seen kicking a young man who was kneeling before some civilians. The person seen kicking the victim in the said video is not a police officer,” the statement issued Friday, March 22, 2019 stated.

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The video came at a time when a police officer had assaulted three Ghanaian Times journalists, and a commercial driver and his assistant assaulting a police officer in Accra.

Pulse.com.gh understands the three suspects were arrested on Friday after a complaint had been lodged.