- All 6 officers are stationed at the Sekondi Police Regional headquarters
- They have been summoned by the PIPS Bureau to respond to the charges against them
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The Police Intelligence and Professional Standards (PIPS) Bureau of the Ghana Police Service has summoned 6 police officers to respond to charges of bribery.
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The accused officers, all located at the Sekondi Police Regional headquarters, were allegedly caught on a video, taking various sums of monies from commercial drivers at the Inchaban Barrier.
A statement from the police revealed that personnel were tasked to investigate the matter, as soon as the news of the purported video went viral.
The statement further added that the police officers (whose identities are being protected), were requested to appear before the PIPS Bureau in Accra for questioning.
The conduct of the police, it again indicated, were in direct contrast to the vision of the Ghana Police Service to project itself as a world-class police service.
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Motorists are therefore reminded to refrain from giving out monies to police officers.
Clear guidelines, it has been revealed, would be published in order to regulate the activities of officers at various duty posts.
The statement concluded by indicating that officers who flout regulations or act in an unprofessional manner would be dealt with.
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