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ISLAMIC SHS BROUHAHA: Deputy Regional Commander Removed, Two Other Senior Officers Interdicted


The Ghana Police Service says it has removed from office its Deputy Regional Police Commander and interdicted two others following Monday's disturbing incident which occurred at the Islamic Senior High School in the Ashanti Region.


According to the Police, the three affected include; the Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander, DCOP/Mr. Kwasi Akomeh-Apraku, the Regional Operations Officer, DCOP/Mr George Ankomah and the Suame Divisional Police Commander, ACP/Mr. Alex Cudjoe Acquah.


In a statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs, Chief Superintendent of Police, Grace Ansah-Akrofi, it said "As a result, the Deputy Regional Commander, DCOP/Mr. Kwasi Akomeh-Apraku, who was acting as the Regional Commander has been removed from his position and has been interdicted. Two others, ACP/Mr George Ankomah, the Regional Operations Officer

and ACP/Mr. Alex Cudjoe Acquah, the Suame Divisional Police Commander have also been interdicted to make way for a thorough investigation into the incident"


The statement also mentioned that the Police Professional Standards Bureau (PPSB) has also commenced a full-scale investigation into the conduct of the officers who were responsible for the Police response.


It also noted that Police clinical psychologists have been deployed to visit the school to offer psychosocial support to the student body.


The Police Service says, the situation at the school is under control and calm has since been restored.


Below is a copy of the release:



Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith


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