The Ghana Police Service has rubbished reports suggesting that the man who was seen in a viral video severely beating a toddler has been arrested.
There have been reports circulating on social media that the said suspect who is allegedly named Richard Kofi was picked up at about 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Akaa Buem in the Jasikan District.
But the Police Service in a statement said it is following a number of leads as part of the ongoing investigation to track down the suspect.
“No confirmed arrest has yet been made in connection with the case. Our intelligence teams and experts from the Police Cyber Crime Unit are working around the clock to resolve the case. We are also counting on the public for further information that could help the search and rescue of the child and the arrest of the perpetrator.”
The Police, therefore, urged anyone with credible information on the development should contact the Police on 0243809991.
Meanwhile, the Police have also placed a GHC2,000 bounty on the head of the suspect.