The Accra Regional Police Command has cautioned and advised all armed robbery victims to officially report all incidents of armed robbery to the nearest police station for immediate response and prosecution and not on social media.
The Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Effia Tenge, told Citi News that complaints lodged by the victims are especially important because it will assist the police in their pursuit and prosecution of these armed robbers.
This public information comes after many armed robbery incidents were recorded at the Legon-GIMPA stretch over the week. According to the police, instead of the victims and eyewitnesses lodging complaints at the police station, they chose to put it on so social media.
On Friday, June 11, 2021, the police reportedly arrested one armed robber in addition to 3 other armed robbers on the Legon-GIMPA road this weekend alone. According to the police, the armed robbers were involved in various forms armed robbery incidents.
Some of them attempted to rob an occupant of a car right on the road in broad daylight while on a motorcycle. Eyewitnesses said that the suspect threw stones which broke the windscreen of the car while he sat on his motorcycle.
However, the incident was not formally reported to the police. The police are calling on citizens to formally lodge complains to the nearest police station for action to be taken.
Content created and supplied by: Discoverers_Gh (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More