The Chief Executive Officer of Peterpan Restaurant, a Korean eatery operating in Accra, Young Gyu Lee, has been charged with assault by police in Accra, for allegedly slapping one of his Ghanaian employees with hot pizza. Mr. Gyu Lee allegedly slapped the supervisor on duty on Tuesday, after a piece of pizza got burnt.

The victim, Cecilia Ampadu, reported the incident at the Airport Police Station, leading to the arrest of the Korean CEO.

The Airport Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Yaw Tetegah, told Citi News the police are looking for more witnesses to aid their investigations. “We have called for witnesses to help us with the investigations and so far we are charging the gentleman with assault.

She says she was slapped with hot pizza and we are investigating the case to establish the fact”, he said. The suspect, who is also the Vice President of the Korean Residents Association of Ghana, has been granted bail.


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