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General News of Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Source: 3 News

ACP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah appointed CID boss

The Inspector General of Police, David Asante-Apeatu, has elevated the Deputy Director General of the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, to the Director-General position.

This follows the procession on leave by the Director-General Bright Oduro. The crime expert was asked to proceed on leave ahead of his retirement in January, 2018.

He was appointed in January this year. A police wireless message sighted by on Tuesday confirmed ACP Tiwaa Addo-Danquah’s new post: “You are to act as DIGENPOL/CID with immediate effect”.

ACP Addo-Danquah’s promotion comes amidst controversy over a leaked audio recording that finds her contradicting investigations of the CID. She has since dismissed the audio as being doctored.

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