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VIDEO: Police Unleash Terror on Tamale Residents Following Operation to Arrest Power Theft Suspect

At the time that the Acting IGP George Dampare is doing everything to rebrand the police service and boost public confidence in it, some of his boys seem to have vowed that they will do anything to ensure he does not succeed. This morning, the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) loss control team carried out an operation along with the police at Nakpanzoo, a suburb of Tamale to arrest people suspected to be engaging in power theft.

  2 months ago ago
VIDEO: Police Unleash Terror on Tamale Residents Following Operation to Arrest Power Theft Suspect

SOCIETY

You Have No Right To Whip Suspects In Handcuffs: Fresh Case Hits 4 Officers Interdicted By Dampare

Suspects arrested by the Police are mostly sent to the station under handcuffs. The simple reason is to avoid the suspect running away whilst in the company of the police. When suspects are put under handcuffs, it means they have submitted themselves to the law enforcers and are ready to comply with their rules and regulations.

  1 month ago ago
You Have No Right To Whip Suspects In Handcuffs: Fresh Case Hits 4 Officers Interdicted By Dampare

JUSTICE

Confusion Everywhere As Angry Demonstrators Vandalise NEDCO/VRA Headquarters; Boss And Workers Fled

Demonstration in northern region gets out of hands as some youth of Tamale earlier today staged a demonstration against the NEDCO and Police brutality which occurred last week at Lamashegu and Nakpanzoo communities. The massive demonstrators who were largely youths stormed the streets of Tamale township to protest against the unfair treatment meted against one of their own

  2 months ago ago
Confusion Everywhere As Angry Demonstrators Vandalise NEDCO/VRA Headquarters; Boss And Workers Fled

SOCIETY

TAMALE: Youth Group Say Terror Police Officers are Enemies of Dagbang and Should Be Transferred

A Tamale-based youth group known as Dagbang Patriots for Development has described as disheartening the treatment meted out to residents of Nakpanzoo, a suburb of Tamale, following an operation to clamp down on power theft suspects. The group has thus demanded immediate transfer of the rambo-style police officers, calling them enemies of the Dagbang State as their action have not shown they care for the rights, safety and protection of the people.

  2 months ago ago
TAMALE: Youth Group Say Terror Police Officers are Enemies of Dagbang and Should Be Transferred

JUSTICE

Tamale : Irate Youth Vanderlise Police Station And VRA Office

Some angry youth in the Northern Regional Capital Tamale, today Vanderlise the Lamashegu Divisional Police Station and the Regional office of the Volta River Authority (VRA). The action of the youth comes after a demonstration by the youth in reaction to last Week Police brutality by some Police officers.

  2 months ago ago
Tamale : Irate Youth Vanderlise Police Station And VRA Office

SOCIETY

Residents Hunt Man Who Disguises Himself As NEDCO/VRA Official To Steal Their Properties

The natives of Gumani and it's environs in the northern region are battling with a notorious criminal who comes to introduce himself as an electrician from NEDCO/VRA and get opportunity to enter rooms and steal. This notorious criminal, Adam Baba popularly known as Nyagsim is a native of Gumani have used this tactics to steal a lot of people's properties including televisions, motorbikes and money in the northern region.

  1 month ago ago
Residents Hunt Man Who Disguises Himself As NEDCO/VRA Official To Steal Their Properties

JUSTICE

Management Backs NEDCO Staff Strike After Release Of Threatening Audio

Management of Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) in Tamale has thrown its support for the sit-down strike of its staff after a “disturbing” audio surfaced yesterday, September 29th, 2021. According to the Manager for Corporate Communication and Customer Service at NEDCO, Maxwell Kotoka, in-rules were set for staff when they decided to withdraw their services to the community after its residents vandalized some properties at their office on Saturday, nevertheless, a blind eye can’t be turned to the threatening audio.

  1 month ago ago
Management Backs NEDCO Staff Strike After Release Of Threatening Audio

SOCIETY

Videos: Police and staff of VRA/NEDCO lashes residents in Tamale for illegal connection.

Some Police Personnel and some staff of VRA has stormed the houses of some residents in Tamale for using illegal connection. According to the VRA, those people have not paid their lights bills and are owing the VRA for using their light. The residents did their own connection in order not to be paying electricity bills.

  2 months ago ago
Videos: Police and staff of VRA/NEDCO lashes residents in Tamale for illegal connection.

SOCIETY

IGP Dampare Does Not Entertain ‘Intransigent’ Officers; Rule Of Law Is Upheld Under His Regime

The public learned with surprise a drastic measure taken by the Police administration in dealing with four rogue officers who assaulted a civilian some persons in Tamale of the Northern Region on Tuesday 21 September 2021. The four officers are yet to be named yet the Acting Director-General in charge of Public Affairs, Assistant Commissioner of Police Kwesi Ofori noted that the officers have been interdicted.

  2 months ago ago
IGP Dampare Does Not Entertain ‘Intransigent’ Officers; Rule Of Law Is Upheld Under His Regime

EDUCATION

16 Schools in Upper West Owe VRA/NEDCO Almost 3 Million Cedis

Sixteen (16) Pre-University schools (comprising senior high schools and colleges of education) in the Upper West of Ghana are heavily indebted to Northern Electricity Department of the Volta River (NEDCO) in unpaid electricity bills. According to the 2020 Auditor -General report on Pre-Universities in the Upper West Region, the sixteen schools accumulated a total of Two million, Nine Hundred and Eighteen Thousand, Six Hundred and Ninety Ghana Cedis, Twenty Four Pesewas (GH 2, 918.690.24) as at 31st December, 2020.

  2 months ago ago
16 Schools in Upper West Owe VRA/NEDCO Almost 3 Million Cedis

SOCIETY

TAMALE: Irate Youth Vandalise Police Station and NEDCo Office Over Recent Police Brutalities

What started as peaceful protest in Tamale turned violent as angry youth descended on the Lamashegu Divisional Police Station and revenue office of power distributor NEDCo in retaliation over recent mob justice meted out to civilians in an operation carried out by the entities to clamp down on illegal electricity connection.

  2 months ago ago
TAMALE: Irate Youth Vandalise Police Station and NEDCo Office Over Recent Police Brutalities

SOCIETY

Video: Four Police Officers ban for lashing residents in Tamale over illegal connection.

Four police officers have been interdicted for assaulting residents illegal connection. The four officials were assigned to assist VRA/NEDCO in arresting those people but not assault anyone. The Ghana Police Service have taking the necessary steps to identify the victims for the necessary medical assessments and assistance. There were viral videos on Facebook regarding how they were assaulting those victims as a lot of people showed their disappointment in the unprofessional acts from the 4 Police Personnel.

  2 months ago ago
Video: Four Police Officers ban for lashing residents in Tamale over illegal connection.

SOCIETY

Parts of Tamale plunged in Darkness after attack and threat on VRA and NEDco staff

Some parts of Tamale have been plunged in darkness for the past three days due to power cuts and residents in the affected areas say the situation is affecting their business. Final year students who are writing their exams are also feeling the impact of the black outs as according to them, they can't study.

  1 month ago ago
Parts of Tamale plunged in Darkness after attack and threat on VRA and NEDco staff

SOCIETY

Tamale Prepaid Meter Robber Arrested By The Police (See How He Did It)

An infamous presumed prepaid meter cheat one Mohammed Sualisu has been captured in Tamale in the Northern Region. Mohammed Sualisu is said to have been a needed individual by the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) since last year for purportedly taking force meters of clients in the locale.

  2 months ago ago
Tamale Prepaid Meter Robber Arrested By The Police (See How He Did It)

SOCIETY

Ya-Naa Calls On The Police To Stop Arresting Youth In Tamale In The Recent NEDCo Disturbances

Ya-Na Abukari II, the overlord of Dagbon has told the Police Command to stop arresting persons involved in recent disturbances in the Tamale that led to the vandalizing of public properties. In a brief statement of the chief of Dagbon, “His Majesty is also, with immediate effect, advising the police command and other security forces involved in this exercise to avoid the arrest of the youth while he finds an amicable solution to the impasse,” the statement read.

  1 month ago ago
Ya-Naa Calls On The Police To Stop Arresting Youth In Tamale In The Recent NEDCo Disturbances

SOCIETY

VRA And NEDCo Staffs Have Withdrawn It Services Over Safety Concerning An Attack In Tamale.

Volta River Authority (VRA) and the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) in Tamale Metropolis have withdrawn their services over security concerns following an assault on the offices by some residents last Saturday. According to the staff, they acknowledge that the attack has intensified their fears and that they cannot jeopardize their lives working as a result, they are unwilling to carry out any duties that will take them outside the territories of the company.

  1 month ago ago
VRA And NEDCo Staffs Have Withdrawn It Services Over Safety Concerning An Attack In Tamale.

SOCIETY

N/R: Notorious Prepaid Meter Thief Arrested.

The police department in the Northern part of Ghana has arrested a suspected notorious thief who goes about stealing prepaid meters in Tamale. The suspect who is believed to be in his early 30s is called Mohammed Salisu and has been on the long waiting list of the police after several compliances from different people.

  2 months ago ago
N/R: Notorious Prepaid Meter Thief Arrested.

SOCIETY

PHOTO: A notorious prepaid meter thief has been apprehended.

Mohammed Sualisu, a well-known suspected prepaid meter thief, has been apprehended in Tamale, Northern Region. Since last year, Mohammed Sualisu has been wanted by the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) for allegedly stealing power meters from clients in the region. Mohammed Sualisu is accused of stealing many prepaid meters from the houses of his customers.

  2 months ago ago
PHOTO: A notorious prepaid meter thief has been apprehended.

SOCIETY

Dampare Goes after His Own Officers In Less Than 24 Hours following an alleged assault in Tamale

Four police officers in the Northern Region had incurred the wrath of Dampare Akuffo led police administration for allegedly molesting some residents of Tamale over illegal electric connection exercises. In a statement released on social media a while ago, the police said they interdicted four of its men for unprofessional conduct contrary to the ethics of the profession.

  2 months ago ago
Dampare Goes after His Own Officers In Less Than 24 Hours following an alleged assault in Tamale

SOCIETY

NEDCo properties destroyed by Tamale Youth over police brutalities

The Northern Electricity Distribution Company offices have been attacked by some youth in the Tamale Metropolis. The youth destroyed properties of the company. They attacked the offices during a demonstration to present their petition to some Northern chiefs over police brutalities on some citizens. The police are said to have brutalized citizens after they caught them using illegal means to connect electricity to the homes.

  2 months ago ago
NEDCo properties destroyed by Tamale Youth over police brutalities