The Ghana Charismatic Bishops’ Conference has required a prompt reconstruction of the country’s security framework.
This, the Conference says, has gotten essential attributable to the expanding absence of public certainty, especially in the Ghana Police Service.
As indicated by the Conference, late occasions have clarified that the “country’s security framework isn’t as expected set up.”
The remarks come following the capture of Citi FM and Citi TV’s columnist, Caleb Kudah, and the resulting attack of the premises by public safety agents.
As indicated by the Conference, the populace is step by step losing confidence in the security offices, mostly in light of the fact that they can’t get the police to react to crises or get little police activity on detailed violations.
The General Secretary of the Ghana Charismatic Bishops’ Conference, Rev. Kwesi Deh in a Citi News meet required a quick transformation the security engineering to support public certainty.
“The principal thing I will say we have seen is the measure of dread and injury individuals need to live with. Some of the timeless on the grounds that they have endured a specific assault yet its dread occurring. For instance, if a neighbour of yours gets an assault, you are probably going to fear being the following casualty.”
“So it is one thing being the survivor of an assault, yet it is an entirely another thing continually living under this haze of dread. Pretty much every Ghanaian is compelled to live under the dread of the breakdown of safety in the country. The other thing is likewise that, clearly the security framework isn’t as expected set up, and one of the benchmarks we’ve set for it is the simplicity of arriving at the police. There is as yet one number that is regularly known to Ghanaians to effectively get to the police which we should rapidly take a gander at.”
Mr Caleb Kudah was captured at the National Security Ministry on May 11, 2021, for recording deserted MASLOC vehicles left at the premises of the Ministry.
He was at the Ministry to confirm a case by the authority of MASLOC that every one of the vehicles acquired by the office had been given out.
This was after Caleb Kudah had grumbled about the wastage of public assets via web-based media.
A group of vigorously furnished SWAT cops consequently were dispatched to capture Citi News’ Zoe Abu-Baidoo Addo at the premises of Citi FM/Citi TV.
In the interim, three cops engaged with the assault on Caleb Kudah, have been removed from the National Security Ministry.
They are additionally to confront disciplinary activity from the Ghana Police Service.
“The three (3) cops included have been removed and are to answer to the Ghana Police Service for examination and disciplinary activity,” an assertion from the Ministry of National Security and endorsed by the area serve, Albert Kan-Dapaah expressed.
It has additionally removed the secondment of its Director of Operations, Lieutenant Colonel Frank Agyeman.
“The secondment of Lieutenant Colonel Frank Agyeman (Director of Operations) at the Ministry has been switched. The official is to answer to the Chief of Defense for additional examinations and proper activity.”
This was after the Ministry, organized an examination concerning the attack, additionally presumed that the activities of its agents abused the Ministry’s working principles.
144 homicide cases recorded in the first quarter of 2021 – Interior Minister
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HE SAID THE ISSUE NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED, NOTING THAT, “ONE LOSS OF LIFE IN GHANA IS ONE LIFE TOO MANY.”