The Upper East Regional Police Commander DCOP Dr. Sayibu Pabi Gariba and he is deputized by DCOP Mr. Alex Kwame Amenyo. As part of measures to deal with security threats in the Zebilla and Tilli forest area on Saturday July 24, 2021 conducted a Joint Police Military intelligence led operation in the Bawku Division to counter the threats.
In a dawn operations in some towns and villages targeting criminals in that jurisdiction saw the arrest of Thirty Four (34) suspects and retrieval of one gold detector two(2) Motobikes suspected to have been snatched, stolen or robed from their owners.
Out of the 34 two have been identified as part of some five suspected robbers on the police wanted list in the Region.
Screening is ongoing to assist investigations.
The Upper East Regional Police acted on the intelligence by the special surveillance team that some of the robberies on that road are peptrated by some herdsmen in the towns and villages in the jurisdiction who operates under the guise of shepherding thier cattles by pushing them across the road and when motorist stop they rob them at gun point.
The Regional Police command assure the public especially residents and commuters of the Bolgatanga Bawku high way of enhanced security strategy including 24 hour robust patrols, snap check point for a routine stop and search, swoops on suspected criminals in the areas to ensure maximum security.
Further the command entreat the public not to fear in commuting on Bolga-Bawku road or any place in the Upper East Region as sound security measure have been deployed to pursue criminals in the region to make their activities unproductive.
Meanwhile the command calls for greater cooperation from the public by way of providing police with information on criminals and thier activities in the communities leading to crime prevention.
Any one with information on any criminal or a group should report to the nearest police station or personel including other security services or call Police on emergency numbers 181, 18555, 112 or call the Upper East Regional Police operations room numbers 0299204666 for quick police responds.
David Fianko-Okyere (ASP) and Public Affairs Officer/ UER*
Source: Upper East Police Commander
Tamale: Youth vandalize NEDCo offices, police station in demo against police brutality
The Lamashegu police headquarters in Tamale in the Northern Region has been vandalized.
The obliteration was brought about by some youth who rioted on Saturday to fight guessed regular abuse of inhabitants by police in the town.
The nonconformists walked through some vital roads of Tamale toward the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo), where they obliterated a few properties of the force dispersion organization.
Thereafter, they moved to the Lamashegu Divisional Command of the Ghana Police Service.
After arriving at the police headquarters, the incensed youth started pelting stones at the police building, obliterating the glass entryways and windows of parts of the structure.
Eventually, a few vehicles that were left at the police headquarters were likewise harmed.
“The adolescent are not content with the advancements occurring in Tamale. This is to show their annoyance to their chiefs. That is the reason we have customarily gone to the Chief’s castle to communicate our interests in a reputable way”, previous Assembly Member for Vitin Electoral region, Haruna Mohammed Nburidiba said when he tended to the media for the benefit of the dissidents.
Endeavors by Citi News to address authorities of NEDCo and the police flopped as of the hour of documenting this report.
As of late, a video circled via web-based media in which some cops were mistreating a few occupants suspected to have occupied with unlawful force associations.
It got wide judgment from the general population, customary specialists, and common society associations in the Northern Region.
Occupants who were insulted over the advancement approached the initiative of the Ghana Police Service to make correctional moves against its staff over their activities.
Consequently, the police work force included were prohibited forthcoming examinations.
NEDCo additionally apologized to its clients who were attacked by officials.
Source: Citi News Room