The Member of Parliament for Ashaiman Ernest Norgbey has said the Military men who allegedly stormed the homes of some civilians in Ashaiman and brutalized them on Monday, March 6 following the killing of a soldier in the area, were from Michel Camp.
Michel Camp is the base of the First Battalion of Infantry of the Ghana Army, located at Tema in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
Mr Norgbey told Johnnie Hughes on the Sunrise show on 3FM Tuesday, March 7 that “I know the men (military men) are coming from Michel Camp. I have called the head there but his line is unreachable.”
He added “Whoever committed the crime (killing the military man) should face the full rigorous of the law.”
An eyewitness, Esther Senanu reported that “a military person was killed in the area and now the soldiers are moving from house to house, beating people. Once they meet you, they give you the warning to go inside. We are under curfew kind of. ”
A Security Analyst, Dr Adam Bonaa who criticized the military for their actions said they should have allowed the Police to investigate the circumstances under which one of them was allegedly killed rather than taking the law into their own hands.
Dr Bonaa indicated that the action of the military was wrong.
On Tuesday, March 7, the Member of Parliament for Ashaiman, Ernest Norgbey reported that Military officers stormed the homes of some civilians in Ashaiman on Monday, March 6 and brutalized them after a soldier was killed in the area.
Mr Norgbey said on the Sunrise show on 3FM with Johnnie Hughes that “They can be peeved because one of their own is gone but brutalizing people is not the solution to this problem.”
He added “I know the men (military men) are coming from Michel’s camp. I have called the head there but his line is unreachable.”
Dr Bonaa also told show host Johnnie Hughes that “The soldiers should have left this (killing their military man) in the hands of the police for investigations. Security analyst, Dr. Adam Bonaa
“The manner in which the soldiers undertook the operation was not right.