District Chief Executive (DCE) for Afigya Kwabre South and a police officer in Kumasi sights accusations of assault by the DCE.
In the clip circulating on social media, the DCE, Christian Adu Poku, is seen in a heated verbal exchange with a policeman at Atimatim Tabuom.
The officer is said to be part of the security personnel tasked to enforce the lockdown decision in Greater Kumasi.
Sources say Mr Adu Poku and his cohorts were distributing hand sanitisers, nose masks among others when a team of policemen approached them.
The DCE is heard saying “I only asked a question, did you have to hit me on the mouth?”
The policeman is also in the video said he will report the DCE’s conduct to a ‘higher authority’.