Lebanese In Viral Video Arrested
Osman Brustani, a Lebanese national who brandished a blade and threatened to behead a Ghanaian businessman in Osu, has been detained by the Greater Accra Regional Police Command.
According to a statement posted on Facebook by the Ghana Police Service, the IGP, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, called the victim yesterday, Tuesday, April 13th, 2022, and he appeared traumatized by the occurrence.
“The suspect is in police custody and will be taken through the due process of the law,” the statement said.
Read Full Statement Below:
Suspect in Viral Video Arrested
The Ghana Police Service has arrested Osman Brustani in connection with a viral video in which he was captured threatening the life of his victim.
The suspect is in police custody and will be taken through the due process of the law.
Before the arrest, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare reached out to the victim yesterday, Tuesday, 12th April 2022 via a telephone call and he seemed traumatised by the incident. As a result upon the IGP’s instruction, the victim has been given psychological support by a clinical psychologist from the Police Hospital. The IGP also followed up with a personal visit to the victim today, Wednesday, 13th April, 2022.
We wish to assure the public that, in line with our mandate, we will continue to ensure law and order in the country. We therefore seek your continued support in this endeavour.