A senior police officer, Chief Inspector Addai has been accused of stealing roofing sheets meant for development projects at at Dompim Pepesa a town in Tarkwa Nsuem Municipality of the Western Region.
The development has led to Addai banished from the town as he is reported to have insulted the chiefs and elders after they confronted him concerning the whereabouts of the lost roofing sheets. Secretary of the Dompim Pepesa traditional area, Ameshi Awisi explained that the leaders of the town purchased roofing sheets for the Community Centre which was under renovation and kept them close to the Police station.
"...we decided to go with the young men back to the Police station as we had already lodged a complaint there in order for the guys to help with investigations. When we got there, to our surprise, Chief Inspector Addai upon seeing the young men started raining insults on the Chief and the elders, saying he’s so powerful and nothing can be done to him,” he stated.
Police in the municipality are currently investigating the matter as the said police officer is reported to have been suspended.