The Member of Parliament for the Effutu constituency, Honourable Alexander Afenyo–Markin, has launched a spirited defense for Assin Central lawgiver, Kennedy Agyapong, speech that the strident failed to assault any officer that he ought to be inactive and prosecuted.
The police administration has requested parliament to release mr Agyapong to the law enforcement body to assist them with investigations into a case of assault lodged against him.
The 19 March 2019 request to the Speaker of Parliament said a police officer, Detective Sergeant George Ofori, had rumored Associate in Nursing alleged assault on him by mr Agyapong.
“The said incident is purported to have occurred on 14 March 2019, during a demonstration by students of the University of Education, Winneba,” the letter signed by the Director-General/Administration, Commissioner of Police (COP), mr Ken Yeboah, said.
It explained that the police administration was aware of the privileges and immunities of Members of Parliament underneath the 1992 Constitution yet because the Standing Orders of Parliament.
“In the circumstances, we tend to with all respect crave your indulgence to unleash Hon. Kennedy Agyapong to report back to the Central Regional Police Commander to help with investigations into the alleged assault,” it explicit .
But speaking to members of the parliamentary press corps, mr Afenyo-Markin, who is also a private legal practician, rebutted the allegation.
“The Police should properly judge the facts made out there to them.” “I simply wish to place on record that there was no such assault on any officer in my presence,” he said.