Broadcast journalist with Accra-based Citi TV and Citi FM, Caleb Kudah has detailed how he was physically assaulted several times by operatives of National Security.
According to Caleb, he was slapped several times by a number of the officers while in detention and being interrogated.
Speaking on Citi FM, he disclosed that even though the videos and pictures he had taken were deleted he was severely beaten.
He has since been released.
Caleb, host of Citi TV’s Back Page was arrested around 2:00 pm on Tuesday, May 11, 2020, for filming at the premises of the National Security Ministry, a restricted security zone.
He was accused of taking pictures and videos of vehicles that were parked at the premises and subsequently forwarding them to his colleague, Zoe Abu-Baidoo.
Seven heavily armed officers in three vehicles subsequently stormed the premises of Citi FM/Citi TV in an attempt to arrest, Zoe Abu-Baidoo.
Management of Citi FM headed by the Chief Executive Officer, Samuel Attah-Mensah, who was present at the time of the incident, intervened and together with Zoe and other managers of Citi FM/Citi TV, followed the officers to the National Security Ministry.
Zoe Abu-Baidoo was later released.