I was Mercilessly Beaten and Maltreated by the Police – Funny Face

Ghanaian comedian Funny Face on February 8, 2021 was arrested by a group of police men for the unlawful discharge of a firearm in Kasoa.

In a video sighted online which showed the moment Funny Face was arrested, a group of police men were seen dragging, beating and forcing the comedian into a stand-by police van.

It was an embarrassing sight as scores of passersby seized every activity and helplessly looked on as their favourite celebrity was ‘manhandled’ by the policemen.

The video which has since gone viral stirred lots of reactions where people questioned and criticized the manner in which the comedian was arrested and the treatment meted on him.

Funny Face who was later granted bail, disgruntled posted the video showing his arrest and captioned it “Ghana Police will burn in hell. Armed robbers will continue to shoot and kill u all in JESUS name”.

Obviously pained about the manner in which he was arrested, Funny Face questioned why he was treated like a thief.

On what led to his arrest, It was reported that Funny Face engaged in an altercation with a bar operator when he visited the place.

Narrating the incident, Central Regional Police PRO, DSP Irene Serwaa Oppong in an interview with Joy News said the comedian was arrested on Monday after he was engaged in an altercation with the drinking pub owner.

According to DSP Oppong, Funny was also reported to have fired warning shots with his pump-action gun during the scuffle, an action which prompted his arrest.

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