- The officer whilst on duty led the prison inmates to a local drinking spot to drink local gin
- It is yet to be established whether he took part in the binge but the enclosed photos caught him in a compromised situation
- Ghana’s laws frowns on security officers openly indulging in alcohol whilst prisoners are barred from being served or induced to take alcohol
A prison officer was spotted escorting some prisoners of the Ankaful annex maximum security prison to a drinking spot at Duakro, some 400 meters away from the University of Cape Coast’s second main gate on Saturday afternoon.
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The report by Graphic online indicates that the officer whilst on his official duty of supervising the prison inmates, accompanied them to a local drinking spot (akpeteshie bar) and watched them gulp down some hard liquor suspected to be local gin (akpeteshie).
The prisoners also helped themselves to cigarettes before retiring to their prison.
It is not yet established whether the officer whose identity is being withheld for now, took part in the binge but the enclosed photos caught him in a compromised situation where he is seen in front of the counter, waiting to be served.
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Ghana’s laws frowns on security officers conspicuously seen drinking at public places and also abhors prisoners being served or induced to take alcohol.