Ghana’s police chief interdicts two cops over missing rifle

IGP Joseph Oppong-Boanuh
IGP Joseph Oppong-Boanuh

Two police officers stationed in the national capital, Accra, have been interdicted in connection with a missing rifle belonging to the service.

The directive was sanctioned by acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), James Oppong-Boanuh.

The development brings to three, the number of police officers being investigated for misconduct since the police chief assumed office.

A statement signed on Saturday, August 10, by Director of Public Affairs at the Ghana Police Service, ACP David Eklu have named the officers as Supt. Mr. Edward Tetteh and Chief Inspector Christopher Bekor.

Police say the incident which led to the sudden disappearance of the weapon, occurred at the Akporman-Manna Police post under the Adentan Division.

The development according to the police is being investigated by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

The acting IGP has further directed the Police Professional and Standards Bureau (PPSB) to investigate the conducts of Supt. Tetteh, the Abokobi/Ayimensah District Commander and Chief Inspector Bekor— who is also the Akporman Manna station officer.

By J. Ofori, Daily Mail GH

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