Police arrest Lebanese man who threatened to behead Ghanaian in viral video

The Ghana Police Service has arrested a Lebanese national who was captured in a viral video threatening to cut off the head of a Ghanaian man.

The video that trended on social media yesterday had the Lebanese guy threatening to behead a Ghanaian man at Osu.

According to reports, the Lebanese man parked his car in front of the shop of a man at Osu for almost an hour. When the shop owner finally told him to park his car well so that he can also do his business, the Lebanese started abusing him verbally and telling him he will kill him.

Prior to his arrest, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare was said to have reached out to the victim yesterday, Tuesday, 13th April 2022 via a telephone call and he seemed traumatised by the incident.

“As a result upon the IGP’s instruction, the victim has been given psychological support by a clinical psychologist from the Police Hospital. The IGP also followed up with a personal visit to the victim today, Wednesday, 13th April, 2022.

“We wish to assure the public that, in line with our mandate, we will continue to ensure law and order in the country. We therefore seek your continued to support in this endeavour.”