A Civil Society Organization, One Ghana Movement, has condemned National Security operatives for the arrest and assault of Citi FM journalist, Caleb Kudah, and the subsequent invasion of the premises of the media house on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.
OneGhana Movement insists the action by the security operatives is unlawful and illegal.A team of seven heavily-armed police officers besieged the premises of Citi FM and Citi TV in an attempt to arrest one of the station’s journalists, Zoe Abu-Baidoo.
Zoe was targeted in the raid after the police accused her of electronically receiving some video files from her colleague, Caleb Kudah. Mr Kudah, also a broadcast journalist and Host of BackPage on Citi TV, had been accused of filming some abandoned cars at the Ministry of National Security, a supposed restricted security zone on Tuesday, and had sent the videos to Zoe via WhatsApp.
The security operatives after arresting Caleb Kudah subsequently raided Citi FM in an attempt to apprehend Zoe.OneGhana Movement in a statement condemned the act saying the National Security does not have the power of arrest.