Ghana Police Service now a puppet of NPP – NDC

Ghana Police Service now a puppet of NPP – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has alleged the Ghana Police Service has suddenly become the puppet of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) resulting in arrests of its officials.

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The NDC’s comment follows the arrest of Maj.(Rtd) Boakye-Djan after making some unsavoury comments on radio.

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The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has charged him with offensive conduct.

Reacting to the arrest, the NDC said in a statement that:

We are concerned that the Akufo-Addo government has turned the Ghana Police Service into an NPP Police Service that they control like their puppet.

"This is a very dangerous development of politicizing an important state institution like the Police Service."

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the founder of the now-defunct Capital Bank, William Ato Essien, has told an Accra High Court, through his lawyers, that he is willing to refund GHC27.5 million to the state.

According to the embattled banker, he is ready and willing to to pay GHC27.5million to the state provided some of the charges levelled against him in connection to the collapse of Capital Bank are dropped.

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