Actor Van Vicker has questioned why police officers manhandled Funny Face in public as if he was the most wanted criminal in Ghana.
Funny Face was arrested earlier today by police officers from the Kasoa police station. He was seen in a viral video being dragged on the streets as he resisted the arrest.
He came out to state that the police officers slapped him and treated him like a criminal when he had committed no crime.
Reacting to the news, Van Vicker asked why the authorities would treat a public figure like a common criminal and asked what law he broke to warrant such treatment.
Read his opinion;
As I watched this video of @therealfunnyface being manhandled by the Ghana Police Service the first thing that came to mind was, WHAT LAW HAS HE BROKEN / WHAT HAS HE DONE WRONG? Currently, I still don’t have an answer; on the search.I am not privy to any info outside these visuals, hence my concerns as per THIS VIDEO:
1. Was he being arrested? 2. Was he being taken in for questioning? 3. Was the police being ‘vindictive’?4. Was he resisting to be taken away? 5. Was he pleading to lock up his vehicle and then can be taken? 6. Did the officer HAVE TO hit him with the rifle butt? 7. Seems there was some misunderstanding, what could it be? 8. Etc. I am NOT holding brief for @therealfunnyface nor am I concluding police brutality, however as per this video, in my opinion, the police COULD HAVE BEEN a little MORE CIVIL. Just like ALL OF US, NO ONE IS ABOVE THE LAW, so if one breaches the law one shall face the full rigor of the consequences thereof, however, we are humans, and even as enforcers of the law there is always a latitude to apply discretion depending on the gravity of the situation. So Let’s DO THE RIGHT THING – ALWAYS.