General News of 2013-12-29

Alhaji Karim Grunsah arrested for slapping flight attendant

Founder of Kumasi-based King Faisal Football Club, Alhaji Karim Grunsah, has been arrested by the Airport Police for allegedly slapping a flight attendant working with domestic airline Antrak Air.

Alhaji Grunsah is alleged to have assaulted the attendant when asked to put off his mobile phone at a time the Kumasi bound flight was about to take off.

After several unsuccessful attempts to get him off the flight, police reinforcement was called in to take him into custody.

DSP Freeman Tetteh, who is with the Police Public Affairs directorate confirmed the arrest to Joy News and said the police has started investigating the matter.

According to Freeman Tetteh, Alhaji Grunsah "has been escorted to the Airport police station, the case has just been reported and the police will be investigating. Technically he is under arrest..."

"Based on the evidence available, then the police will take the next line of action," he added.