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General News of Friday, 30 August 2019


Bawumia's silence on recent police killings disappointing – Sam George

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Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam Nartey George has expressed disappointment over the silence of the Chairman of the Police Council, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on the recent murder of policemen in the country.

This follows the recent killing of two Motor and Traffic Transport Department (MTTD) officers – Sergeant Micheal Djamesi and Lance Corporal Mohammed Awal at Gomoa Budumburam in the Central Region which accounts for the murder of 5 policemen in the last one month in the country.

In a twitter post cited by ABC News, the Ningo Prampram MP bemoaned the lack of action on the part of the Vice President despite several reports of attack on Police Officers in the country.

According to him, police brutality poses a huge security threat thus the need for the Vice President who also doubles as the Chairman of the Police Council to comment on the matter.

“5 Policemen killed in the last 30 days! Truly alarming state of insecurity. The Chairman of the Police Council is mute! Sad.”

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