IGP warns police officers who plant narcotics on civilians to stop

IGP warns police officers who plant narcotics on civilians to stop

- The IGP, COP James Oppong-Boanuh, has warned against the planting of marijuana on civilians by some police officers

- He noted that the police administration has received complaints about the allegation

- In a memo circulating online, a stern warning on the unprofessional nature of some of the police officers was issued

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The Inspector-General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh has cautioned against the planting of marijuana on civilians by some police officers during barrier checks.

The IGP said the police administration has received various complaints of officers engaging in such acts at checkpoints in order to implicate civilians.

In a memo circulating online, a stern warning on the unprofessional nature of some of the police officers was issued.

The warning comes days after the IGP ordered that senior police officers should lead operations and patrols in the various communities.

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In other news, a survey conducted by Alliance Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA) has revealed that Ghana’s sanitation ministry is the worst in following its 2019 Ministerial Performance Tracking Report.

The report by ASEPA assesses the performance of the ministers and ministries on five key performance indicators.

According to a statement released by ASEPA, Sanitation Minister, Cecilia Dapaah scored the lowest marks in its 2019 review of the performances.

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The report said Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta and his ministry are the second-worst performing.

The survey scored the Minister for Regional Reorganization as the best-performing Minister in 2019.

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