Police in Sekyere Afram Plains need vehicle - DCE
The District Chief Executive for Sekyere Afram, Mr Joseph Owusu revealed that the Police Command in Sekyere Afram Plains in the Ashanti Region is in dire need of vehicle to curb shooting and killing of residents by suspected nomadic Fulani headsmen in the area.
Date Created : 3/16/2018 4:33:35 AM : Story Author : Rosemary O. Yeboah / Ghanadistricts.com
"Lack of police vehicle is among several challenges facing police officers", chairman of the District Security Committee revealed.
"A lot of our people including the officers are shoot and killed by suspected criminals and police are unable to chase them because of crooked vehicle", Mr. Joseph Owusu said this in conservation with Ghanadistricts.com.
According to the DCE, several efforts have been made to the central government for new vehicles while appealing individuals and NGOs to come in their aid.
Two police officers on duty were recently shoot and killing by suspected Fulani headsmen in the area after several attacks on the residents.
MR. Owusu said, Drobonsohene, Nana Dwamena Dankwa, therefore, wants all herdsmen to vacate the area, failure to do so could lead to forceful eviction.
Sekyere Afram Plains District which shares borders with both the Brong Ahafo and Eastern Regions at Anyinofi, near Atebubu, and Sempoa respectively has a population of over 36,000 inhabitants.
It has the largest landmark in the southern sector of the country and tagged the fifth largest district in the country.