14 interdicted police officers return to work

14 interdicted police officers return to work

- 14 interdicted police officers have been recalled to serve in the Ghana Police Service

- They were interdicted on grounds of sexual misconduct while on peace keeping mission

The Ghana Police Service has recalled 14 out of the 46 officers who were interdicted in connection with an alleged sexual misconduct.

Forty six police officers from the Formed Police Unit (FPU) were reported to have misconducted themselves with women while on a peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.

The suspects were on 22 February 2018, recalled from Wau and confined to a base in Juba after a preliminary investigation into allegations of sexual exploitation.

Interdicted 14 'atopa' police officers recalled
Ghanaian police peace keepers Source: Myjoyonline.com
Source: UGC

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The 14 interdicted police officers are Deputy superintendent Henry Ntikura Agyemang, Saergent Richard Boahen Amponsah, Corporals Degraft Osei Nyantakyi, K. Dodzi Homey, Corporal Kennedy Agyei, Imoro Dandzumah, and Isaac Frimpong

The rest of the are Lance Corporals Bismark Eyram Dunyo, Douglas Ofori, David Asinyo, Ibrahim Issaku Musah,and Kingsley Etse Lotsu

Yen.com.gh earlier reported that the Ghana's police peace mission in South Sudan were sacked for sexual misconduct

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A statement by the UNMISS indicated that some members of the FPU allegedly engaged in transactional sex.

According to the statement, on 8 February, a complaint alleged that members of the Ghanaian FPU were engaging in sexual activity with women living at the UN Protection of Civilians site in Wau.

The suspension followed an earlier warning by the Minister of defense, Dominic Nitiwul, in 2017 to soldiers in peace missions to stop having sexual activities with civilians.

He said violating this directive amounts to misconduct, and one risks being sacked from the army if he/she goes contrary to the directive. Read more:

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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