New IGP interdicts police commander for unlawful detention

New IGP interdicts police commander for unlawful detention

- Acting Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh, has interdicted the District Commander for Lakeside

- DSP Eric Partey Opata, was interdicted for unlawful detention of a suspect

- According to a statement from police, DSP Opata kept the suspect in police custody for nine days without due process

The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), James Oppong-Boanuh, has interdicted the District Commander for Lakeside, DSP Eric Partey Opata, for unlawful detention of a suspect.

According to a statement from police, DSP Opata kept the suspect in police custody for nine days without due process.

This according to the police command is considerered unlawful and as such a crime on whoever was being made to suffer that.

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“In his absence the Adenta Divisional Police Commander, DSP/Mr. Cephas Coffie has been directed to supervise the command till further notice,” the statement on its website revealed.

Mr Oppong-Boanuh was recently made Acting IGP after President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo asked David Asante-Apeatu to proceed on leave with immediate effect.

He was the deputy Inspector General of Police when Asante-Apeatu was still IGP

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In other news, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has revealed that government is strategizing ways to furnish both tertiary and secondary institutions with free wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi).

According to him, the action yet to be taken is in fulfillment of President Akufo-Addo’s promise made to students during his 2016 campaign.

Speaking at the official launch of the 20th anniversary of Tertiary Students Confederacy (TESCON) in Accra, Bawumia reechoed the promise.

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