Joint police and military team shut down fake military camp

Joint police and military team shut down fake military camp

- Security officials have closed down a fake military camp in the Central Region

- A total of 14 people have been arrested in connection with the incident

- Investigations are underway to confirm the identities of the suspects

A joint police and military team has shut down a fake military camp at Gomoa Ojobi in the Central Region.

The Kasoa Divisional Police Command teamed up with military officers and arrested 14 people.

The Ojobi District Police Commander, DSP David Osei Fofie, explained that their action followed a report by the Omankrado of Gomoa Fetteh, Nana Kwesi Quansah, that some military officers had destroyed his property and threatened his life in a video that was shared on WhatsApp, a social media platform.

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According to Citinewsroom.com, he said further investigations are being carried out in collaboration with the military to ascertain the true identities of the arrested individuals.

“At about 1:00pm on Sunday, January 20, 2019, we got the video and one Kwasi Alhaji came to make a complaint at Ojobi that the men threatened to kill him.

They destroyed some of his properties including a fence wall. On Saturday, January 19, 2019, we arrested 4 people and on the following day, we arrested 10 so in total, there are 14 people,” he said.

He said a search conducted on the arrested individuals revealed that they had military bags, boots, uniform, ID cards, military caps, and other military accoutrement.

DSP David Osei Fofie added that his office was waiting on the Military High Command to confirm the identities of the individuals and the legitimacy of their presence in the area.

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