Police Commander in Kumasi reassigned due to misconduct

Police Commander in Kumasi reassigned due to misconduct

The Police Commander stationed at the Kwame Nkruma University of Science and Technology (KNUST) station has been reassigned due to officer misconduct.

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Police Commander in Kumasi reassigned due to misconduct

DCOP Kofi Boakye

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ASP Peter Insiah was removed from his post at the KNUST station to head the Community Police Unit of the Ghana Police Service at the Ashanti Regional Headquarters.

According to Ashanti Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Yusif Mohammed Tanko, the Ashanti Regional Command was dissatisfied with the way Officer Insiah handled a vehicle fraud case, hence he was reassigned.

“There was a women who wanted to buy a vehicle, not knowing she was dealing with swindlers who swindled her of her money and she didn’t get the car too."

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"She made a report to the Tech (KNUST) police station so it was the manner in which he [ASP Peter Insiah] responded to the complaints made, the regional command was not happy with, because they felt he could have done better.” said the police regional PRO.

According to Officer Yusif Mohammed Tanko, District Commander of Police (DCOP), Kofi Boakye, has asked the crime officer at the KNUST station to take over the leadership of the station while the case is under investigation.

“The crime officer has been told to take over while he [ASP Peter Insiah] reports at the Headquarters, that’s his new duty post. But the case is under investigation [the swindling case] is being investigated. ASP Peter Insiah has been directed to take charge of community policing at the Regional headquarters.”

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Police Commander in Kumasi reassigned due to misconduct

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