IGP Interacts With Heads Of Religious And Faith-Based Organisations (Pics)
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has interacted with various heads of Religious and Faith-Based Organisations in the country.
According to the IGP, the meeting was aimed at reminding the leaders on the legal implications of their activities.
Addressing the gathering, the IGP said "The main purpose of the meeting was to start a process to sensitise religious leaders on the legal implications of aspects of their religious works"
The IGP also reminded the religious leaders that although the service respects the various religions in the country, it will not hesitate to crack the whip on anyone who flouts the laws.
Dr. Akuffo Dampare further hinted that although there are freedoms the church/mosque enjoys, their actions will be seriously checked.
The meeting also brought to highlighted the spiritual and requirements of evidence as required by the court.
Religious doctrines that contravenes provisions of the Constitution and the general enforcement of the laws were also deliberated on.
On their part, the religious leaders lauded the IGP for the meetings and assured him of adhering to the rules and regulations.
The meeting brought under one umbrella the Police Management Board (POMAB), representatives of the Christian Council of Ghana, office of the National Chief Imam, Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference, Pentecostal and Charismatic Council.
The others included; Council of Independent Churches and the National Association of Christian and Charismatic Churches.
Below are some pictures:
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith