The Member of Parliament for Tema East and Deputy Transport Minister, Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover has called for police personnel in charge of the Kwabenya police station to be interrogated effectively.
According to him, it is administratively and professionally wrong to keep all seven criminals in one cell and therefore, could not fathom why the Kwabenya Police station did so.
A Police officer, Inspector Emmanuel Ashilevi, who was a supervising officer for the patrol teams within his jurisdiction, was shot dead when an arm-wielding gang stormed the Kwabenya District Police station, Accra, to free suspected armed robbers who were in custody at the station last Sunday.
In the process, six remand prisoners, identified as Dickson Ofori, Chubuzor Chubuzor, Edem Rockson, Emmanuel Kotey, Prince Osei, Kofi Darko and Atta Kwadwo were freed.
Commenting on the attack on Adom FM’s flagship program ‘Dwaso Nsem, the Deputy Transport Minister said he believes the district and regional officers who were on duty at the police station must be ‘sacked’ for actions or inactions that resulted in the attack.
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The suspects are aged between 20 and 34 years old are still on the run with the police launching a manhunt for them and the attackers.
The late Inspector Ashilevi
Nonetheless, the lawmaker has also called on the government to provide the security forces with the right instruments to boost their morale in their line of work.
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