Interior minister orders for the collapse of all vigilante groups

Interior minister orders for the collapse of all vigilante groups

Interior minister Prosper Bani has ordered the police service to disband all security and vigilante groups of political parties ahead of the general elections.

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Speaking at the national police command conference in Accra, the sector minister said all political parties must rather resort to the Police Service for security and protection and not vigilante groups.

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His comments follows concerns over the spate of political violence in the country as the civil society groups have also warned that should such vigilante groups not be disbanded, the elections would be met with violence and instability.

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