The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), George Akufo Dampare is in Nkoranza in the Bono East Region with the aim of but not limited to, restoring the residents’ confidence and trust in the police after the death of one Albert Donkor at the hand of the police and a subsequent clash between some residents and the police in the area.
He visited the community with some Police Management Board (POMAB) members and the Bono East Regional Police Command.
The team of police officers led by the GP are interacting with personnel, chiefs, and some community members, as well as inspecting damages caused to the Divisional and District Police Headquarters.
Among the objectives of the visit is to find a “lasting solution, promote peace, and maintain law and order”, the police service said.
The mayhem in Nkoranza was in the wake of the death of Albert Donkor, who according to residents of Nkoranza was a businessman but according to the police, was a robbery suspect.
“In the Bono East Region, police gathered intelligence that a suspect, Albert Donkor, and the gang of five suspected armed robbers were involved in several robbery attacks in the region.
“Based on this intelligence, an operation was conducted during which suspect Albert Donkor was shot. He was rushed to the Holy Family Hospital for medical attention but was pronounced dead on arrival”, the police side of the story reads.
On Tuesday, May 17, some youth of the Nkoranza community went on a rampage over the “mysterious death” of Albert leading to the death of one more person, with seven others sustaining different degrees of injuries following a clash with the police in the area.
The youth reportedly attacked the Nkoranza Divisional and District Police Headquarters where they damaged some vehicles and other properties.
Content created and supplied by: generalconcept1 (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