Former Black Stars midfielder, Derek Boateng was arrested the police earlier this week for speeding on the streets of Accra.
After his arrest the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) whose joint operation with the MTTD results in the arrest of Boateng and other drivers. In a video sighted online, footballer Derek Boateng was seen trying to plead with the officers who arrested him but they refused to listen to him.
After he was not given the attention needed the MTTD, he turned his pleas to the Accra Mayor, Mohammed Adjei Sowah who was also present during the proceedings. The Accra Mayor was heard telling Derek Boateng that he had no power to be there and could not direct the police on what to do or release him.
The proceedings were later directed to the Nima Police station for the footballer to be processed to court. He was however accompanied to the police station an officer.
In anger, Derek was heard saying, “I’m a national asset so I cannot run (away). But the way you guys are treating me, it’s like I’m a stranger or something. I’m not going anywhere”.
Derek Boateng was later seen re-entering his car and driving away after the MTTD officer also sat in the vehicle.
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