Police chase men who beat an ‘adulterer’ at Upper West
The police in the Upper West Region have mounted a search for a gang who recently attacked and stripped naked, another man for allegedly committing adultery with a woman one of them is married to.
The incident is said to have occurred in the Upper West Region and a video of the beatings have been circulated on social media.The victim was seen being beaten by the gang and later stripped naked.The face of the woman he is said to have wooed is also shown in the video.The woman is said to be the victim’s former girlfriend but the woman is now married to another person.
According to Graphic Online, the two were in love and had planned to marry, but the father of the woman objected to their union.
This is because the guy was an Ahmadi Muslim whilst the woman belong to the orthodox.
Instead, the father agreed for her to marry someone else, he [father] was comfortable with.
But since the two were still in love, sources tell Graphic Online that anytime the man visits the area, he goes to see the woman and the two sneak out for their private moments.
On the said day, the husband of the woman and his friends were said to have followed them to a hotel and pounced on him.
A voice in the video speaking the local dialect in the area – the Wale language – is heard asking the others to beat the victim and strip him naked for it to be circulated on social media.
The Upper West Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Gideon Boateng said the gang recorded the incident and circulated it on social media.
He said the incident is an infringement on the fundamental human rights of the victim.
“Police have commenced investigations into that issue. We will make sure that the perpetrators will be brought to book,” Inspector Boateng said.