On Monday, March 6, military officers stormed the homes of some civilians in Ashaiman and subjected them to various forms of brutalisation.
According to reports, a soldier was killed in the area, warranting his colleagues to take “revenge” by punishing civilians who they feel might have committed the crime.
Military personnel storm Ashaiman, subject residents to various forms of abuse over alleged murder of colleague.
The incident has caused public outrage on social media as videos of the military brutalising residents of Ashaiman has gone viral.
In a tweet addressing the matter, Stonebwoy, who is one of the famous people from the area has asked for an end to the “violence and lawlessness” on both sides.
Military personnel storm Ashaiman, subject residents to various forms of abuse over alleged murder of colleague.#3NewsGH pic.twitter.com/X9kqCTIoPa
— #TV3GH (@tv3_ghana) March 7, 2023
“It’s 9 am in New York and I’m just waking up to the news of what’s going on in my beloved Ashaiman. I unequivocally condemn all acts of violence and lawlessness, whether it relates to the brutalisation of innocent civilians or unlawful killing of a member of the armed forces. May all those culpable be found out and made to face the law fully,” he tweeted.
Peace ☮️🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/7nkaB4VWKA
— 1GAD (@stonebwoy) March 7, 2023
Meanwhile, other celebrities have condemned the military for abusing residents in the area.