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Do your politics and leave security for us – Police commander to politicians

The Greater Accra Regional Police Commander, DCOP Patrick Adusei Sarpong has attributed the lack of trust in the Ghana Police Service by political parties to the loss of influence when they are out of power. To him, it becomes practically impossible for opposition parties to repose confidence in the security …

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An ASP, DSP not fit to lead SWAT unit – Accra Regional Commander admits

DCOP Patrick Adusei Sarpong, the Accra Regional Police Commander has told the Emile Short Commission that an officer with the rank of DSP or ASP is not fit to lead the National Security SWAT team. “As things stand, do you think that being led at that level by an ASP …

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Supreme Court throws out Ayariga’s case against free SHS, others

The Supreme Court has struck out a case brought before it by the Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga which has to do modalities of some social intervention programmes initiated by the Nana Akufo-Addo government. The Supreme Court presided over by Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo says it took …

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I felt so embarrassed listening to DSP Azugu – Deputy Minister

Mr. Andy Appiah-Kubi, the Deputy Minister of Railways Development has expressed disappointment in DSP Samuel Azugu for his performance when he appeared before the Emile Short Commission, Monday. DSP Azugu who led the SWAT team to the La-Bawaleshie electoral area during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election was interrogated for more …

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East Legon commander was not sidelined, he ignored my message – Accra Regional Commander

Contrary to accounts given to the Emile Short Commission on the Ayawaso Waguon by- election by the East Legon Police Commander, DSP George Asare that he was sidelined from the security operations on the day, the Greater Accra Regional Commander, DCOP Adusei Sarpong has disclosed the former was not left …

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Emile Short Commission: ‘We did not anticipate violence’ – DCOP Adusei Sarpong

The Greater Accra Regional Commander, DCOP Patrick Adusei Sarpong has said that, the police did not anticipate violence at the just ended Ayawaso West Waguon by- elections. According to him, the chaos that occurred near the polling grounds was not anticipated considering the police service was adequately prepared for a …

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Queen mothers consider reintroduction of puberty rites to fight teenage pregnancy

Queen mothers in Afigya Kwabre, a district in the Ashanti Region, have resolved to reintroduce the age-old puberty rite popularly known as ‘bragoro’ to fight teenage pregnancy.

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‘We Didn’t Form Election Security Taskforce’ – Accra Regional Commander

The Greater Accra Regional commander, DCOP Patrick Adusei Sarpong has said that, the Ghana Police Service did not form an election taskforce to oversee electoral happenings during the Ayawaso West Wuogon polls

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Savannah Region created, Damongo is capital

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday presented the Savanah Region with its Document of Attestation and Constitutional Instrument (CI 115), officially giving effect to the creation of the Region. The President named Damongo in the West Gonja district as the capital of the new region, which brings to 12 …

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EOCO chases Maurice Ampaw over Menzgold car

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) is on the heels of Maurice Ampaw, who still in possession of a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado belonging to embattled gold dealership firm, Menzgold Ghana Limited. Maurice Ampaw, according to the anti-graft body, is among six people, who are yet to surrender vehicles …

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