DSP Frank Akwasi Asante of the Wamfie District Police Command has explained the arrest of Aduana Stars defender Farouk Adams for hitting a police officer with his car.
According to the Police Chief, their investigation revealed Farouk was the driver of the red vehicle which hit the said policeman.
The 31-year-old centre-back was captured on a CCTV camera when he made a stop right after the accident.
“About three days ago, one of our men, Constable Amos Mattey was on snap check duty with other colleagues at Asuotiano on the Berekum road.
“He sought permission to go to town to buy mosquito repellent with a motorbike at around 7 pm,” Asante detailed in an interview with Hello FM.
“While he was not returning around 10 pm, the other colleagues at the post made several phone calls to the office and some friends but he was not picking.
“The next day (Tuesday), someone called to inform the police that there has been a motor accident but he does not know the person.
“Then his colleagues rushed to the place and found that it was their colleague who sought permission. There he was lying in the bush without life.
Asante continued: “We realized it was hit and run so we started an investigation. We saw that there was red paint on his motorbike so we suspected that the car involved was red.
“Fortunately, for us, we got someone who had a CCTV camera that captured the car when it parked after the incident. We took the number of the car and checked from DVLA for the owner of the vehicle.
“It led to one Adams Farouk who is a player of Aduana Stars Football Club and because of what happened they took the vehicle to Sunyani to change the doors and other things but we were able to retrieve it.
“Currently, the car is in police custody.”