January 25, 2018

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Asante- Apeatu was in Parliaments yesterday to meet the Committee on Defense and Interior, to brief them on the recent shooting and killing of police personnel on duty around the country.

In an interview with a member of the Committee and Member of Parliament for Ashiaman, Ernest Henry Norgbey, he pointed out that the incident of “killing” of police men is becoming one too many hence the committee finds it urgent and necessary to get the IGP brief the Committee.

He further proposed that, combat equipment should be acquired for personnel of the police service in other to be a step ahead of robbers and those who attack them.

As to whether the country is safe with current incident of shooting and killing of the police personnel, the Ashiaman lawmaker indicated that the country is safe.

The visit of the Police chief comes in the wake of last Sunday’s attack by armed men numbering six on the Kwabenya charge office and forcibly released seven prisoners.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com