Interdictions have been handed down to four additional police officers on allegations that they called Muslims troublemakers. Investigations are currently being conducted to seek justice and protect the professional integrity of the Ghana Police service in the wake of the teargas incident that occurred at the Islamic Senior High school.
A video showing four law enforcement officers claiming that Muslims are violent and terrible people. The video has been brought to the attention of Dr. George Akuffo Dampare, the Inspector General of Police.
Because of this, a group of high-ranking police officials, lead by the DCOP Mohammed Suraj, have been given the directive to apologize to the Muslim communities in Kumasi and their respective chiefs for the derogatory comments made by the men in uniform.
“We have requested that they step aside so that we may conduct an investigation into the reasons behind the statements that they made,” Because of how unprofessional it is, we agree with the decision that the IGP has made. Additionally, the regional commander backs him up in this endeavor to send a message to everyone else not to make fun of the uniform. We are the guardians of the legal system. That does not put us in a position where we are above the law. DCOP Mohammed said.
“So that decision is the reason the IGP sent me here to come and inform you and also apologise to you and everyone that we are treating this thing with contempt because it doesn’t represent the Ghana Police Service,” DCOP Suraji said on behalf of the IGP. “So that decision is the reason the IGP sent me here to come and inform you and also apologise to you and everyone that we are treating this thing with contempt because it doesn’