4 Arrested After Woman Was Stripped Naked In Viral Video2 min read
The Ghana Police Service has arrested four suspects at Kupelga in the Upper East Region in connection with a viral video in which a woman is seen being subjected to inhumane treatment by a group of people.
The suspects, Awizore Amolt, Akolbila Asorwogo, Atibila Aladago and Akolbila Ben, were arrested in a Police intelligence operation in the early hours of Tuesday, June 13, 2023, following a preliminary investigation into the said video.
The four suspects are currently in Police custody assisting the investigation, while efforts continue to arrest other accomplices to face justice.
In the video, some men were seen stripping an unidentified woman naked while others opened her legs wide and took pictures of her private part.
Police describe the video as inhumane, and urged the public to remain calm as it works to get more perpetrators arrested to face justice.
There are reports suggesting the attack on the woman was to avenge the killing of a resident by suspected nomadic herdsmen at Binaba in the Upper East Region.
An eyewitness explained what really happened in an interview.
“This particular video happened in a community called Kupelga which is closer to Binaba around Zebilla in the Upper East Region. The information is that on the 30th of last month a young man was killed in the Binaba community.”
“The community members accused the Fulani herders in the area to be behind the death so there was a large scale attack on the Fulani herders. The attack on the fulani herders happened in Binaba, Kupelga and Zebilla.”
“And the next day that was the 1st of June after the attack, this woman was coming from the market going to the Kupelga community where she was attacked and molested by this residents of the Kupelga community,” he explained.
Th Police say they are working with the victim’s family to provide her with psycho-social support.
“Meanwhile, we are in touch with the victim and her family and arrangements have been made for a Police clinical psychologist to provide her psycho-social support”, an excerpt of the Police report on the case indicated.